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pasta with carbonara sauce

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a recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

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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Ingredients For pasta with carbonara sauce

  • 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

  • 1
    Bring a large pan of salted water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook according to package instructions, about 8 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, 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.
  • 3
    Drain 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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