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Kittencal's Classic Spaghetti Carbonara

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“This is a definite Italian classic --- the trick to perfect carbonara is to have your spaghetti hot and mix in the eggs very vigorously so the eggs will not scramble -- I most always add in some cayenne pepper for heat but that is only optional :)”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whisk the eggs in a bowl with pinch salt; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat cook the bacon until crisp.
  3. Remove the bacon to paper towels and drain all but about 3 tablespoons fat.
  4. Add in fresh garlic and saute for about 1 minute.
  5. Add the bacon back to the skillet along with the cooked pasta; stir/toss for about 1 minute to heat.
  6. Remove the pan from the heat.
  7. Add in eggs and mix/whisk vigorously until the eggs thicken but do not scramble.
  8. Add in the Parmesan cheese.
  9. Season with salt and black pepper.
  10. Mound on serving plates then sprinkle a small amount of finely chopped fresh parsley over each bowl.
  11. Serve with parmesan cheese on the side.

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