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Homemade Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

VIDEORECIPE Homemade Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

Spaghetti alla carbonara is a traditional Italian recipe and every time you make this dish, it gets better and better. Crispy, tender in the middle, guanciale is mixed with spaghetti and a homemade peppery, pecorino-filled carbonara sauce.

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Ingredients

number of servings
1
  • 12 oz thin spaghetti Added to
  • 6 oz bacon Added to
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic or garlic paste (optional but delicious) Added to
  • 2 whole egg Added to
  • 2 yolk Added to
  • 1 Cup pecorino romano cheese Added to
  • 12 Cup Parmesan cheese Added to
  • 14 Cup diced parsley Added to
  • 12 onion diced (optional) Added to
  • 1 Cup pasta water Added to
  • Salt Pepper Added to
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Directions

25 min.
1. Step

In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook your pasta to package instructions. Drain well and reserve 1 cup of the pasta water.Toss with a tablespoon of butter or olive oil so that the noodles don't stick and set aside.

Homemade Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe - preparation step 1
2. Step

Whisk together eggs, yolks, and pecorino romano cheese and set aside.

Homemade Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe - preparation step 1
3. Step

Next, fry up your bacon or pancetta/guanciale until crispy and fat has rendered (over medium heat). Remove meat from skillet and leave behind the flavor (fat).

Homemade Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe - preparation step 1
4. Step

Add diced onion and cook 2-3 minutes or until tender. Next, add in your garlic and cook for another minute. Add a splash of the pasta water and then add your pasta.

Homemade Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe - preparation step 1
5. Step

Toss to coat in the bacon fat and onion/garlic mixture. Reduce heat to low or turn off completely. Begin to incorporate your cheese and egg mixture until a creamy sauce forms. Do not do this over high heat - you do not want to scramble the eggs! Low and slow makes all the difference here!

Homemade Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe - preparation step 1
6. Step

The residual heat will cook the eggs to a safe level to consume. Once everything is mixed together, season to taste and garnish with fresh parsley. Enjoy!

Homemade Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe - preparation step 1

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