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Spaghetti Carbonara

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  • 8 ounces spaghetti
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • 4 slices bacon (diced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves (chopped)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium28% DV660mg
    Fat31% DV20g
    Protein37% DV19g
    Carbs15% DV45g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories430Calories from Fat180
    Total Fat20g31%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat180
    Total Carbohydrate45g15%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A8%
    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.


    Sharon Jelinek 16 days ago
    Pretty good! I liked it but my husband is not a fan of pasta. The bacon helped me get him to eat it. Nice and easy too!
    Tia Mooney 17 days ago
    Incredible, many of the bad reviews are from people who maybe didnt read it thoroughly enough! I use 500kg spaghetti, 4 whole large eggs and 1 extra yolk. You MUST lower the heat significantly before adding the egg mixture and mix FAST! The egg will cook from the residual heat, this will leave the spaghetti beautifully creamy. Hope this helps!
    JoGumbo 23 days ago
    My husband's first comment was "where's the sauce?" :-( I made this but perhaps I was missing some information. It was pretty dry and like many reviewers, perhaps more eggs would have helped. Also, how do you not cook the eggs based on the recipe. Perhaps I was lost but it never said, to cool anything off. It was VERY garlicky which wasn't too bad but worth pointing out. Overall, I will make again but would try to find a way to make it less dry. For now, we added olive oil as we ate it. We also served German brats on the side.
    Martha I Box a month ago
    Yummy! Easy and fast to prepare, simply delicious!
    Amy a month ago
    This spaghetti carbonara was delicious! Loved the crispy bacon Parmesan cheese combo! Will make it again! Everyone in my family loved it!
    Jill P. 2 months ago
    Fantastic! Simple, delicious. The whole family loved it and I’ll be making this again. I added in a bit of chopped ham as that’s how we used to eat this when I was a kid. But the recipe is perfect.
    BrightFoodLover 2 months ago
    Easy and fast to make
    Terry 2 months ago
    Really good. Super easy
    Anaya H. 2 months ago
    Quick and easy! Love it ❤️
    Betancourt 3 months ago
    Super easy and fast! Perfect for a weeknight meal
    Christina 3 months ago
    Turned out perfect! Definitely making this again and again!
    Kristi Cobbs 3 months ago
    Delicious!! It begins with the texture of the pasta; supple, and warm - I opt for the bucatini, which is a thick hollow spaghetti that meets my criteria when cooked slightly past aldente. It’s important to cut your bacon strips into bite size pieces before cooking to ensure the edges of each morsel are crisped to perfection. That bacon is going to leave a little too much grease, so scoop just a tad out of the skillet, so as not to saturate your noodle or drown out the flavor of the Parmesan. Let’s talk cheese...the success of this recipe is dependent upon freshly shredded Parmesan; it gives this recipe that punch of fresh flavor that I promise will not be achieved by shaking parmesan out of the top of a plastic jar.
    Sasha Reavis 3 months ago
    it was alright i followed the instructions precisely, but found you must ALLOW TIME FOR PAN TO COOL before adding parm/egg mix and pasta
    The egg cooked and it turned into bacon, scrambled eggs and pasta. Not good.
    Wynno Kis 4 months ago
    Amazing fast recipe for students in university like me. Loved it!!!
    Adriana Livingston 4 months ago
    It’s always one of our favorites! I add a little cream or milk to the eggs to keep it from drying out. The whole family enjoys this easy dinner!
    michelle 5 months ago
    Very nice, Italian version of American breakfast for dinner substituted turkey bacon instead for bacon.
    Jean Conder 6 months ago
    Very good- and completed quickly I added a few mushrooms to cook with the bacon. The extra water from the cooked pasta was needed.maybe add a bit more to keep the dish from being too dry.
    Molissa Allen 6 months ago
    Absolutely easy and delicious! My kids loved it because it has bacon in it. I made some focaccia to go with it. Super yummy.
    J K. 6 months ago
    Just make sure to whisk eggs & cheese together just before incorporating into the pasta. Too soon and the mixture thickens and becomes "gluey". Great taste and very easy.
    Autumn Frye 7 months ago
    it is so good and it dozent take much to do i love this
    Megan K. 7 months ago
    Followed the recipe the first time and it turned out good. The next time I substituted pancetta for the bacon and now it's in the regular meal rotation.
    Mari 8 months ago
    Was super easy to make to make and my hubby loved it. He said it was restaurant quality. Will keep this recipe forever.
    Chris H 9 months ago
    Family loves this. Youngest wished i used no pepper though. Overall a success. Oldest wants this made again
    Metcalf 9 months ago
    Incredible! Even better than I thought it would be. This recipe is fancy-restaurant-level-good.
    Gabrielle Housel 9 months ago
    Was absolutely delicious! Replaced the bacon with pancetta and it added a ton of flavor. Too much garlic for my taste though; I only used 3 cloves and it still permeates the dish. Will probably use 2 next time (as there will definitely be a next time)
    Amber Byrd 10 months ago
    Made it for dinner we had chicken parm on the side. it was wonderfully filling! everyone enjoyed it abd the portions were enough that all 5 of use could go back for seconds and there wad still enough left for us to have someone take it for lunch the next day! will definitely be a regular on our menu. will definitely be making it again!
    Megan Puu 10 months ago
    So easy and delicious!
    Rachel 10 months ago
    I really liked this! Most of the family did too. A little dry especially leftover, but that can be fixed easily.
    Holly Vardy 10 months ago
    Delicious Will make again