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Spaghetti Carbonara

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

Spaghetti Carbonara

 1 lb spaghetti pasta
 1 tbsp salt
 1 lb thick cut bacon
 4 whole eggs
 1 ½ cups grated Parmesan
 ½ tbsp freshly ground pepper
 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley to garnish

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and season with salt. Cook pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1 1/2 cups of the pasta water before draining.


In a large saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 7 to 10 minutes. Drain fat from bacon, reserving just 2 tablespoons of the grease.


In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, and 1 cup Parmesan cheese.


Toss drained pasta with cooked bacon, and 2 tablespoons of bacon grease. Pour egg mixture in, along with reserved pasta water and toss together with pasta 2 minutes.


Serve hot topped with remaining cheese, freshly ground pepper, and parsley to garnish.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6