Pasta Carbonara

1
Annamaria Settanni McDonald

By
@ArtByASM

I love making this meal. Doesn't require a lot of ingredients and is fast and easy! You can use any type of pasta noodle you choose. Also sometimes I will add some frozen sweet peas to the dish. Just throw them in while making the pasta.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
spaghetti
1/2 pkg
cooked bacon with bacon grease
6
eggs yolks
1/4 lb
grated pecorino romano cheese
3/4 c
cream
4 oz
cream cheese softened and at room temp. (optional)

How to Make Pasta Carbonara

Step-by-Step

  • 1Boil the pasta in water (4 quarts)
    salt water as desired. Boil the pasta al dente
  • 2While the pasta is cooking, in a bowl beat well the eggs with the cream and some of the freshly grated pecorino romano cheese
  • 3Cut bacon into 1/2 inch pieces and fry.
  • 4When pasta is ready, drain it and quickly add the pancetta/bacon along with grease and eggs from the top. This is when you can add the cream cheese.
  • 5Toss the pasta immediately and very quickly as the heat of the pasta will cook the eggs
    you may also want to toss it on the flame for 1 more min to cook the eggs a little more
    garnish with freshly pecorino romano cheese.

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About Pasta Carbonara

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #Carbonara