Pasta Carbonara Recipe
About Pasta Carbonara Recipe: This simple Roman pasta dish derives its name from 'carbone' meaning coal. It was a pasta popular with the coal miners. The original recipe calls for guanciale, which is pig's cheek, but since it's not easily available, we have used bacon instead. So, here's a pasta dish that every age group would love to relish!
- Total Cook Time 50 mins
- Prep Time 20 mins
- Cook Time 30 mins
- Recipe Servings4
Ingredients of Pasta Carbonara
- 1 packet spaghetti
- 100 gms bacon (cut in strips)
- 3 Eggs
- 1 Egg yolk
- 100 gms pecorino romano or parmesan, grated
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- Black pepper (coarsely crushed)
- to taste salt
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Key Ingredients: spaghetti, bacon (cut in strips), Eggs, Egg yolk, pecorino romano or parmesan, olive oil, Black pepper (coarsely crushed), salt
Many of us believe that carbonara is a cream sauce. It is not! The creaminess of the sauce comes from eggs and cheese. If you add cream, you'll have different pasta altogether. A good one, I'm sure, but definitely not a carbonara.
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