Rating: 5.00

Spaghetti Carbonara

November 23, 2016

Spaghetti Carbonara are one of the easiest pasta dish you can ever make, rich, creamy and comforting, perfect for a quick lunch or dinner.

The creamy texture of the pasta is given by an egg and cheese mixture and no cream is used. The eggs get cooked by the heat coming from the pasta without getting scrambled.

Spaghetti Carbonara are a classic Italian recipe, with a great flavor that everybody enjoy. It’s a must try.

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Spaghetti Carbonara

5 from 1 vote
Spaghetti Carbonara are one of the easiest pasta dish you can ever make, rich and comforting, perfect for a quick lunch or dinner.
Servings 2 servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins


  • 7 oz (200g) spaghetti
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2.5 oz (70g) pancetta or bacon , cut in small pieces
  • 2 eggs , beaten
  • 1/2 cup (50g) Parmesan cheese
  • freshly ground black pepper


  • Cook the pasta to the al dente stage in salted water according to package instructions. Reserve some of the cooking water and drain the pasta.
  • In a frying pan heat oil and cook bacon until crisp.
  • Meanwhile, whisk the eggs, cheese and pepper in a bowl and set aside.
  • Add pasta and stir. to coat well. Remove from heat, allow to cool slightly and add the egg and cheese mixture.
  • Stir to coat the pasta, add a splash of reserved water if necessary to obtain the desired consistency.
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 1gCholesterol: 292mgCalories: 738kcalSaturated Fat: 12.1gFat: 40.6gProtein: 37.8gCarbohydrates: 56g
Calories: 738kcal
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: 30 minutes recipes, dinner recipe, Italian carbonara, Italian pasta recipe, lunch recipe, pasta carbonara, spaghetti Carbonara
Nutrition facts 1 Serving (218g) Calories: 738, Fat: 40.6g, Saturated fat: 12.1g, Unsaturated fat: 0.0g, Carbohydrates: 56.0g, Sugar: , Fiber: , Protein: 37.8g, Cholesterol: 292mg, Calories from Fat 366, Sodium 1128mg, Potassium 434mg, Vitamin A 9%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 27%, Iron 26%, Nutrition Grade C-, daily percent values are based on a 2000 calorie diet,

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