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Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

Difficulty Level: Intermediate
  • Prep Time:
    10 Minutes
  • Cook Time:
    PT25M
    15 Minutes
  • Yield:
    2-4 Servings
Light and rich at the same time, this carbonara will delight your palate with each bite. Salty bites of bacon balance with the fresh herbs, cheese and light cream sauce.
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ red or yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 slices bacon or pancetta, chopped
  • ¼ cup dry white wine – (Sauvignon Blanc, Albarino, Soave, etc.)
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅓ cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil and/or Italian parsley
  • 8 ounces pasta of choice (bucatini, linguine or penne)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 25.56g extra-virgin olive oil
  • 0.5 red or yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 slices bacon or pancetta, chopped
  • 59.15ml dry white wine – (Sauvignon Blanc, Albarino, Soave, etc.)
  • 59.15ml heavy cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 78.86ml grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 12.78g chopped fresh basil and/or Italian parsley
  • 226.8g pasta of choice (bucatini, linguine or penne)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Light and rich at the same time, this carbonara will delight your palate with each bite. Salty bites of bacon balance with the fresh herbs, cheese and light cream sauce.

Preparation
STEP 1

Put a large pot of water on high heat and hold until time to cook the pasta.

STEP 2

Add olive oil, onion and bacon or pancetta to a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook for five minutes until onion is wilted and bacon or pancetta brown. Add wine and stir until liquid evaporates. Set aside, but keep warm.

STEP 3

In a separate bowl, beat cream, eggs, cheese, garlic and basil.

STEP 4

Cook pasta in the boiling water according to package directions, until al dente. Drain.

STEP 5

Put pasta immediately into the skillet and add egg mixture, tossing or stirring to allow egg mixture to lightly cook in pasta heat. Toss well to evenly incorporate all ingredients in the skillet. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

STEP 6

Serve immediately, garnished with additional basil or parsley and cheese.

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Warning: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Tags: Noodles, Pork, Pasta

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