How to Make Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara is a classic Italian pasta dish made with spaghetti, crispy pancetta, egg yolks, freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese, and cracked black pepper. So rich and creamy, it’s the easiest pasta dish you will ever make!

Spaghetti Carbonara

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What goes in  Spaghetti Carbonara?

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Key Ingredients: 1. Spaghetti 2. Eggs 3. Cured Pork 4. Cheese 5. Black Pepper Swipe up for the full list!

Boil salted water, cook pasta until al dente, reserving 1 ½-2 cups pasta water, and set aside. In a skillet, cook pancetta or bacon until crispy; whisk egg yolks, cheese, and pepper, then stir in ½ cup pasta water and cooked bacon.


How to Make  Spaghetti Carbonara

Heat the skillet, add cooked spaghetti and 1 cup pasta water, tossing until water emulsifies. Turn off heat, pour in the egg mixture, toss until the sauce thickens, and serve with black pepper and shredded Parmesan if desired.


How to Make  Spaghetti Carbonara

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