Thursday, March 27, 2008

Spaghetti Carbonara

This is a recipe from I tried it 2 days ago and find it yummy so I decided to post it here.

Serves 4


450g (1 lb) spaghetti
8 strips bacon, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices
3/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes, optional
1/4 cup half-and-half
4 eggs, beaten
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoon soft butter or margarine
2 tablespoon chopped parsley
Cracked black pepper
Extra Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook spaghetti accordingly.
  2. Meanwhile, fry bacon over moderate heat until crisp. Drain all but 1 tablespoon fat. Add the red pepper, if used, and the half-and-half. Keep warm in skillet.
  3. Beat eggs with the cheese in a separate bowl.
  4. When pasta is tender but firm, drain well. Transfer to a warm serving bowl and mix with the butter.
  5. Toss with the bacon mixture, followed by the egg mixture.
  6. Sprinkle with parsley, black pepper to taste and Parmesan cheese.

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1 comment:

ellie said...

hey try this spaghetti carbonara,

* 1 packet Spaghetti Pasta
* 200 millilitres Cream
* 5 rashers Bacon
* 1 1/2 cups Spring Onions
* 2 Eggs
* 1 cup Grated Tasty Cheese
* 1 tablespoon Canola Oil

Put the pasta on to cook.
Slice the bacon and spring onions.
Add to oil in frying pan and fry until browned.
Add The full tub of cream and simmer, stirring until cream as thickened.
Crack the 2 eggs into mixture and stir around until the egg cooks in the cream.
Stir in the cup of cheese and simmer stirring until cheese is melted.
Serve with your pasta.