Pasta with Carbonara Sauce

Lynnda Cloutier


This is traditionally served with spaghetti, but any long or ribbon shape, such as tagliatelle or linguine, will be fine.Unknown Source


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7 oz. dried pasta, such as spaghetti or linguine
1 tbsp. butter
1 shallot, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
6 slices bacon, chopped
2 eggs
2/3 cup light cream
2 tbsp. freshly grated parmesan cheese, plus extra to serve
sea salt and ground black pepper

How to Make Pasta with Carbonara Sauce


  • 1Bring a large pan of salted water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook according to package instructions, about 8 minutes.
  • 2Meanwhile, heat butter in small skillet. Add shallot, garlic and bacon and cook for 5 minutes til golden. Put the eggs, cream and Parmesan into a bowl and beat, adding salt and pepper to taste.
  • 3Drain pasta and return to hot pan. Remove pan from heat and add shallot mixture. Add egg mixture and toss well. Divide between 2 serving bowls, sprinkle with Parmesan and black pepper, the serve at once. Serves 2

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