Creamy Carbonara

Phatts-Ironchef C.: "Added a few things but the base great job!" Read More


  • 8 ounces spaghetti (uncooked)
  • 6 ounces pancetta (chopped)
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese (freshly grated, plus more for garnish)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper (freshly ground)
  • 4 tablespoons basil (chopped)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium46% DV1110mg
    Fat45% DV29g
    Protein67% DV34g
    Carbs17% DV50g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories590Calories from Fat260
    Total Fat29g45%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat260
    Total Carbohydrate50g17%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C4%

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


    Phatts-Ironchef C. 2 months ago
    Added a few things but the base great job!
    Nichelle Howell 2 months ago
    Needed some salt, but it was pretty good!
    Kassie Romayor 2 months ago
    Turned out okay, I added garlic salt for flavor, it was pretty bland before
    Zoe Newbon 3 months ago
    absolutely lovely! definitely one I'll do again 😋
    Brown 3 months ago
    My sauce turned out a bit thicker than I would have liked but the flavors were still there and it was all in all pretty delicious. Would make it again if only to attempt a creamier sauce.
    Caroline 4 months ago
    Good, but a bit salty, though that may be through my own error! Subbed for prosciutto and added another egg yolk :)
    Jamie Sharp 4 months ago
    good. pancetta was delicious, difficult to chop though.
    Debbie Parker 4 months ago
    Delicious! My 13 year old and I made it together but next time she will manage on her own. Absolutely yummy!
    Aubrey Gruwell 5 months ago
    Everything that could have went wrong for me making this dinner went wrong. This was probably the hardest thing I’ve ever made. And I’ve made a lot of recipes on here. It was really the sauce I literally spit it out
    Jessica Kurtis 5 months ago
    made this twice now, its very good. i use less parmesan cheese and add grilled chicken on top.
    Debbi Stone 5 months ago
    Rich and delicious easy to make and no need to add salt
    Liz Robertson 5 months ago
    Amazingly delicious!
    Megan 8 months ago
    Good recipe. Should probably add chicken next time.
    jarrod s. 8 months ago
    So simple and so tasty. Delicious and creamy. Works well with bacon too
    Brenna McCormick 9 months ago
    Amazing! So easy and so much flavor! Definitely a keeper for weeknight meals!
    Toni Oubre 9 months ago
    Great...I would definitely make this dish again! Easy, fast, and tasty!
    Tj a year ago
    Simple, easy, and delicious- will be a regular for dinner!!!
    Adam S. a year ago
    i think i like this dish without the half and half.
    Flores a year ago
    Great recipe!!! The whole family enjoyed it!!!
    very rich... would make it again but not sometime soon
    Kelsey Boze a year ago
    Great and easy recipe. Super delicious, I loved it!
    Gavin A. a year ago
    We were disappointed with the thickness of the sauce. We ended up treating it like a cheese sauce and thickening it with flower.
    Shaun a year ago
    Great, didn’t use half & half, opted for 2 300ml Bulla Cooking Cream instead. Turned out very nice.
    Ashley 2 years ago
    Sauce didn’t go as easily as I thought it would, tasted mostly of milk. Good recipe in theory