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Pasta Carbonara


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4

Great to serve for company or a crowd. This recipe also makes an unusual brunch offering.


  • 500g good quality spaghetti
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 250g bacon, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ cup cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ cup finely grated Parmesan Cheese


Step 1

Cook spaghetti in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.

Step 2

Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a frying pan over high heat. Cook bacon for 4-5 mins or until golden and crisp. Add garlic and cook, stirring for 1 min. Add parsley and remove from heat.

Step 3

Whisk cream, eggs and yolk together in a jug. Add half of the parmesan and season with pepper. Return pasta to pan with cream mixture and mix to combine.

Step 4

Divide the spaghetti mixture among bowls. Top with remaining Parmesan. Season with freshly ground black pepper and serve with a crisp green salad.

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