Pasta Carbonara (Boom)

Pasta Carbonara (Boom)

2 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

This is adapted from The Pasta Bible, page 156. Works well with spaghetti or fettucine.


1/2 lb pancetta or smoked bacon
1 clove garlic
1 lb spaghetti
4 Eggs
3/4 cup Parmesan; freshly grated
1 Salt
1 freshly ground pepper

Original recipe makes 4



Cut the pancetta or bacon in strips. Lightly bruise the unpeeled garlic clove.

Fry the pancetta and garlic until the pancetta begins to become crisp.

Cook the pasta in boiling salted water until al dente.

Break the eggs into a bowl. Add the cheese and wisk throroughly. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Add drained spaghetti to the pan and mix with pancetta. Remove pan from the heat, add the egg and cheese mixture, and stir. May need to add briefly to heat if egg doesn’t cook.

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Super de-lish!! We make this every few weeks
smcglaug18 2y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
mlboom 6y ago

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