Gennaro's Classic Spaghetti Carbonara

David Williams: "Lovely but personally would like a little more ga…" Read More


  • 3 egg yolks (large free-range)
  • 40 grams Parmesan cheese (plus extra to serve)
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 150 grams pancetta (piece of higher-welfare)
  • 200 grams spaghetti
  • 1 clove garlic (peeled)
  • extra-virgin olive oil
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium63% DV1520mg
    Fat40% DV26g
    Protein76% DV39g
    Carbs26% DV78g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories700Calories from Fat230
    Total Fat26g40%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat230
    Total Carbohydrate78g26%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    David Williams 2 months ago
    Lovely but personally would like a little more garlic
    Rachel Hill 4 months ago
    Easy to make, beginners would find it easy enough. however, I found it too dry for myself. I would have preferred a creamier 'sauce'
    It was perfect. I couldn't taste the egg at all. Great!
    Lucy Parrott 9 months ago
    Tasted nice but a little dry? Unsure if I did something wrong!
    darren kersley a year ago
    Best Carbonara we've ever had if i say so myself.
    Rich C. 2 years ago
    really tasty quick meal. New family favourite
    nick c. 2 years ago
    Ok, I would have used more Parmesan personally but a tasty, quick meal!
    Sharon 2 years ago
    Very quick and easy, really tasty
    Bradley Hawes 2 years ago
    It's nice but I've had better
    Spruce 2 years ago
    Amazing and full of flavour. Will definitely make this again.
    Libby 2 years ago
    It tasted great. I cooked the pasta for too long but that was because I didn't follow the instructions
    Ezi 2 years ago
    Very good, would make again!
    Tom R. 2 years ago
    Very tasty. Quick and easy to make
    Charlotte M. 2 years ago
    This is the tastiest carbonara I’ve had. This is also now my other half’s favourite dinner we have it every week - easy and quick to make! Love it
    Priscilla 3 years ago
    Great! Super quick and easy to make
    Hello, Patricia 3 years ago
    It was fabulous! I just added a dash of milk some other spices but overall, it's delicious.
    Harry Murphy 3 years ago
    Was easy to make woth not a lot of ingredients. You can use a diffrent cheese if you want to cut down the cost.
    Sonja F. 3 years ago
    Very good and easy to follow directions. And the carbonara turns out really nice and tasty! Can definitely recommend.