Petitchef

Creamy spaghetti carbonara

Main Dish
2 servings
25 min
20 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 2
1 pound spaghetti

2 large egg yolks

1/2 cup heavy cream

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

6 ounces thickly sliced pancetta or bacon

2 garlic cloves

1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg

Freshly ground pepper

Preparation

  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the spaghetti until just al dente or firm to the bite. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk the egg yolks and cream. In a large, deep skillet, heat the oil. Add the pancetta and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until crisp, 4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until golden, 1 minute.
  • Add the spaghetti to the skillet. Cook over low heat, tossing, until coated. Slowly add the reserved pasta cooking water and beaten egg yolks. Toss until coated with a creamy sauce, about 1 minute.
  • Add the 1 cup of Parmesan and the nutmeg; season with pepper. Transfer to bowls and serve, passing extra Parmesan.





Rate this recipe:

Related recipes

Recipe Creamy pesto meatballs
Creamy pesto meatballs
4 servings
30 min
Very Easy
Recipe Creamy kabanos pasta
Creamy kabanos pasta
3 servings
35 min
Very Easy
4 / 5
Recipe Creamy lebanese hummus - video recipe!
Creamy lebanese hummus - video recipe!
10 servings
5 min
Very Easy

Recipes

Daily Menu

Receive daily menu: