Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 lb spaghetti
  • 8 pieces bacon - cut into small pieces
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream or half and half
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese - plus extra for the top
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Cook bacon in a large skillet. Remove bacon to a plate.
  • Leave a bit of the drippings from the bacon in the skillet.
  • Remove the rest of the drippings.
  • Boil pasta according to directions.
  • While pasta is boiling, in a bowl whisk eggs, heavy cream and 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Add some freshly ground black pepper.
  • Drain the pasta (saving a bit of the hot pasta water) and add it immediately to the skillet.
  • Pour egg mixture and bacon into skillet and toss until pasta is coated and warmed.
  • If mixture gets a bit thick add a bit of the hot pasta water.
  • Serve with extra cheese on top. Enjoy!


Calories: 714kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 231mg | Sodium: 512mg | Potassium: 327mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1203IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 219mg | Iron: 2mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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  1. i have a similiar recipe, straight from our old neighbors in Italy. Their Mom was 100% Italian. I had to convert the measurements even. Yum!!

  2. Cindy Rates says:

    I also added red and geen peppers to this recipe. Just so easy and delish

  3. I use chopped pepperoni instead of bacon in this recipe…super easy & delicious!!!

    1. Sorry, I should explain that I drain the pasta, then use the same pot to mix all the ingredients in, hence, the super easy & one pot!

  4. Cindy Rates says:

    Amy this recipe is just terrific!!! Easy and soooo good.