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Spaghetti Carbonara

The classic!
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CourseMain Course
Keywordclassic, pasta
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes


  • 500 gr Spaghetti
  • 150 gr Pancetta
  • 100 gr Smoked Pancetta
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 cup Parmesan (grated)
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • Salt, pepper


  • Cut both pancetta into small dice
  • Saute pancetta until almost crispy
  • Add garlic to pancetta and saute a bit longer
  • Drain fat from pancetta and place into a bowl
  • Beat 2 whole eggs and 2 yolks and add grated parmesan cheese and pancetta to the mix
  • Cook spaghetti until al dente and remove from water into a separate bowl - add a little cooking water
  • Let pasta cool a little bit so that when mixed with the eggs it does not cook the eggs
  • Mix quickly and thoroughly with the eggs, pancetta, and parmesan and if needed add a little more pasta water
  • Serve quickly and garnish with chopped parsley if desired
Nutrition Facts
Spaghetti Carbonara
Amount Per Serving
Calories 886 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 222mg74%
Sodium 884mg38%
Potassium 486mg14%
Carbohydrates 96g32%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 447IU9%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 347mg35%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.