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Carbonara Recipe : Pasta alla Carbonara

Carbonara Recipe
Carbonara ( Pasta alla Carbonara) is a very delicious yum Italian pasta(spaghetti) dish for dinner solely based on eggs, bacon, cheese and black pepper.This dish is popularly known as "Coal Miner's Spaghetti" , but it does taste way better than it's nickname sounds. 
This is a very basic recipe for Pasta alla Carbonara.

[This Carbonara Recipe will take 40 mins to cook and serves 4 people]

  • 1/2 pound Spaghetti
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 4 bacon slices, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 1 Onion(medium sized), chopped
  • 1 clove of Garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp of fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 4 tbsp cup dry White Wine (optional)
  • Boil Spaghetti in a pot of water until it is done(should be soft but don't overcook).
  • Drain Spaghetti from the water and toss with a tbsp of Olive oil and set it aside (let it cool itself).
  • Cook the bacon in a skillet until slightly crisp.
  • Drain the bacon out on a paper towel. Set two tablespoons of the bacon fat aside.
  • Heat one tbsp. of olive oil in the skillet.
  • Put chopped onion in the skillet and cook in medium heat until slightly brown.
  • Add minced garlic and cook for one more minute.
  • You may add white wine at this stage to give more taste.
  • Add cooked bacon and spaghetti into the skillet and fry, toss it occasionally so that all part of the dish cooks evenly and spaghetti doesn't stick to the pan( you may add a little olive oil if it sticks).
  • Add beaten eggs into it cook while continuing to toss the dish with tongs,cook until eggs are set within the dish.
  • Now, Add 1/2 cup of cheese in it and let it melt.
  • Add only a pinch of salt(since bacon serves the salty taste already) and a dash of pepper.
  • Sprinkle the final dish with chopped parsley and grated cheese on the top.
Your Italian Dinner is ready to be served.
So this is a very tasty and basic Carbonara Recipe, a Pasta alla Carbonara recipe. I hope you liked the recipe and enjoyed your dinner. :)
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  1. Pastas are perfect for any occasions. I think that everybody loves spaghetti. It is truly one of Italy's gift to humanity.

  2. Awesome post, thanks for sharing this post..