Creamy Carbonara Recipe | Yummly

Creamy Carbonara

Yassin El Abbassi: "Eggs cooked too fast :( still tasty" Read More
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  • 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.


    Yassin El Abbassi 12 days ago
    Eggs cooked too fast :( still tasty
    Sune Raubenheimer 17 days ago
    It turned out ok, we struggled to whisk the mixture in the pan so it was a bit lumpy
    Michael Kryger 22 days ago
    Had to use 4 oz pancetta 2 oz prosciutto but still amazing
    Ahnna Jackson 22 days ago
    So yummy and so easy to make I added spinach to mine for a little something green paired it with garlic roasted naan bread delicious!
    Grech a month ago
    I've made this recipe before, but used a different way of making it. Never used cream before. This sounds like a good way of getting it real creamy. I will make it tonight for dinner.
    Luke Tyrrell a month ago
    Great recipe! Modified slightly, but overall solid 👌🏻
    Adelina a month ago
    Creamy and delicious. I used bacon, turned out absolutely amazing!
    Lerato Masemola 2 months ago
    Absolutely delicious!! Added mushrooms, turned out great!
    Ashley 2 months ago
    Turned out very good! I used bacon as a substitute & for anyone new to this type of dish be careful not to scramble your egg as the sauce will be less creamy & more chunky!
    Hayley Bravington 2 months ago
    soo yummy and easy to cook. I used bacon instead of panchetta, and also added chicken, garlic and some chicken stock. 10/10 i will be using this recipe as a guide for all my future carbonara meals.
    Andrew S. 2 months ago
    was really good and easy to make. I would put less cheese when cooking and add them after. I didn't have pancetta ... Used salmon and squid instead for the protein. Will do it again with pork and less cheese i the mix.
    Scott Dickmeyer 3 months ago
    This was amazingly tasty and extremely easy to make!
    BestHomeCook 4 months ago
    Turned out great! I added some fresh garlic and shallots to the pancetta as well as pesto and sundried tomatoes to the egg yolks before combining with the half and half. Will definitely be making again.
    Norma B. 4 months ago
    this was delicious i put chives in mine
    Tyler 4 months ago
    I really don't know if I did something wrong but the sauce was awful. Was less of a cream sauce and more of some milk with clumps of cheese. Maybe your attempt will be better.
    tania 4 months ago
    Ok but I used garlic too I like sharp taste . I also used ricotta salta it’s an Italian cheese. Pasta I used d cold blend it’s Italian called al bronzo
    Mitch M 4 months ago
    Excellent dish! Eat it fresh. If it cools, the cheese will start to solidify.
    David N. 5 months ago
    Instead of half and half I used the last of some heavy cream I had and whole milk. I also used some fresh parrardelle instead of spaghetti. The directions don’t say it, but I drained off all the fat from crisping the pancetta, but didn’t clean the pan before preparing the sauce. I recommend using a lot of basil, Iike a 1/4 cup of chopped fresh basil. It was wonderful fresh off the stove.
    Shad M. 5 months ago
    Fairly easy to prepare and very tasty.Use good parmesan
    Phatts-Ironchef C. 8 months ago
    Added a few things but the base great job!
    Nichelle Howell 8 months ago
    Needed some salt, but it was pretty good!
    Kassie Romayor 8 months ago
    Turned out okay, I added garlic salt for flavor, it was pretty bland before
    Zoe Newbon 9 months ago
    absolutely lovely! definitely one I'll do again 😋
    Brown 9 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 9 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 10 months ago
    good. pancetta was delicious, difficult to chop though.
    Debbie Parker 10 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 10 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 10 months ago
    made this twice now, its very good. i use less parmesan cheese and add grilled chicken on top.
    Debbi Stone a year ago
    Rich and delicious easy to make and no need to add salt