Pasta Carbonara Recipe | Yummly

Pasta Carbonara

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  • 10 slices bacon (cut into 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 8 1/2 cups water (divided)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 pound linguine (or spaghetti)
  • 1 1/4 cups grated Parmesan cheese (finely, plus more for serving)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon salt (each, and pepper)
  • fresh parsley (Chopped, for garnish)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium48% DV1160mg
    Fat49% DV32g
    Protein53% DV27g
    Carbs20% DV59g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories630Calories from Fat290
    Total Fat32g49%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat290
    Total Carbohydrate59g20%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C6%

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


    Jason S. 14 days ago
    Turned out great! Start the pasta late in the recipe as you'll need the sauce ready to put on the pasta right after your strain it, otherwise it'll stick together a lot more. Also if you're a fan of very crisp bacon, i'm going to suggest either doing 1/4in cuts of the bacon or not cooking it nearly as long as you normally would. Otherwise they'll just be crunchy squares that are a bit more unruly for Carbonara.
    alejandra leon 22 days ago
    Super good, will definitely make it again!
    Lorraine Stafford a month ago
    It was good. I added one less egg and I feel maybe I should have stuck to the recipe so that there was more sauce and creamier. Overall, very yummy. I’ll make again
    Stephney 2 months ago
    Very delicious and will make again
    SuperChef 4 months ago
    Delicious! Especially day 2! I made a couple of modifications based on my available ingredients: I used minced garlic and it toasted up beautifully and added great flavor. I had pancetta so I used that with 2 strips of bacon - it worked great and was the right amount of fat. No fresh parsley- bummer. The one thing I may do differently next time is use 2 eggs and 2 yolks instead of 3 eggs 1 yolk
    Clare L. 6 months ago
    Lovely! Would make it again
    Samantha 6 months ago
    I lessened the eggs by using 1 whole egg and 2 egg yolks, and added more Parmesan cheese, with some chili flakes in the sautéing of the garlic. It was definitely a great and easy recipe! I will definitely save this one for future carbonara, yum!
    Amanda a year ago
    Loved it! Super easy to make!
    Ariana S. a year ago
    This was easy and delicious! My 9yo helped cook it and she declared it her new favorite pasta dish.
    ruby c. a year ago
    absolutely delicious
    Liz a year ago
    Easy recipe and was very tasty. Adding a half cup of pasta water made the sauce very runny though. I would have liked a silkier sauce.
    Debby March a year ago
    This was amazing! I added peas to it also.
    brendah a year ago
    very tasty doing it again
    Rachel Willkens a year ago
    Amazing!! Definitely make this again!
    Tiffany S. a year ago
    It's amazing that a few simple ingredients can come together to make something amazing! Easy to follow and fairly quick to make.
    Stephanie M. a year ago
    Super easy & delish will make again
    Bo 2 years ago
    Very tasty, will make again
    Andrea Couser 2 years ago
    We added blistered cherry tomatoes for a nice pop of acid. Delicious!
    Isabelle Bourne 2 years ago
    I loved all of the flavors, will make again!!
    Luisa Castellanos 2 years ago
    Great! The flavor was delicious but the thickening was not that simple as just tossing
    Allison 2 years ago
    It was good, but I added sauteed chicken because there was a disproportion of meat to noodles. It could have used a little more of the egg mixture but I was pleased with the taste, Turned out great!
    Abb M. 2 years ago
    It turned out great! Will make this again.
    Amy 3 years ago
    Turned out a little salty. Next time I will use less bacon.
    Rowe 3 years ago
    Really tasty!! Needs a bit more garlic and bacon
    Kimberley Hall 3 years ago
    Excellent tasting! Perfect direction!