Espaguetti Carbonara
Espaguetti Carbonara

Spaghetti carbonara

This spaghetti carbonara recipe is a classic in the pasta category. The creamy sauce and smoky flavor of pancetta or bacon combine perfectly with al dente spaghetti. It is a quick and easy recipe that everyone at home will surely like.

Ingredients:

  • 450 grams of spaghetti
  • 150 grams of pancetta or bacon cut into small cubes
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Cook the spaghetti in salted water following the package instructions until al dente.
  2. While the spaghetti is cooking, brown the pancetta or bacon in a frying pan over medium heat until crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and set it aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the eggs with the Parmesan and Pecorino Romano cheeses, black pepper and a pinch of salt until well combined.
  4. When the spaghetti is cooked, drain it and reserve a cup of the cooking water.
  5. Add the spaghetti to the pan with the bacon and stir to mix well.
  6. Add the egg and cheese mixture to the pan with the spaghetti and stir quickly so the eggs cook but do not become scrambled.
  7. Add the egg and cheese mixture to the bread with the spaghetti and stir quickly so the eggs cook but do not become scrambled.
  8. Serve hot with a little extra Parmesan cheese and freshly ground black pepper on top.

Enjoy!

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