Pasta Carbonara Recipe

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Luxuriously silky pasta carbonara is absolutely addicting! It is extremely quick and simple to make. Quite customizable with your favorite chicken, prawn or vegetables and on your table under 15 mins! 

carbonara pasta served in grey plate with fork and cheese aside

This Pasta carbonara recipe is perfect for your Dinner, it is absolutely flavourful and creamy.

If your looking for some quick recipe to make with minimal ingredients this is the Best recipe to go!

What Carbonara sauce is made of?

 Carbonara sauce is fundamentally the basic and easy sauce with eggs, cheese, and black pepper.

Why this Recipe work:

Pasta is luxuriously coated with rich creamy cheese sauce where there is no cream in it.
Minimal ingredients, totally pantry friendly.
You can customize with adding chicken or any veggies to make it a healthy choice.

Step by step pictures to make Pasta carbonara Recipes:

pasta is being cooked in water in deep pot
Cook your pasta according to the package instruction or till they are al dente. Reserve some pasta water.
Egg is taken in a small beaker sauce bowl
Meanwhile, Break one egg in a small bowl.
grated cheese is being added to the sauce bowl
Add grated parmesan cheese
in a small bowl salt and pepper is being added to the sauce bowl that has grated cheese
Add salt and pepper
whisking cheese and egg mixture in a small sauce bowl using fork
Mix well and keep aside.
garlic is being sauted in oilve oil using saute pan
Heat up 2 Tbs of olive oil, add minced garlic saute just for few seconds.
drained pasta is added to saute pan
Now, Add cooked pasta, gently stir.
bowl of egg sauce is being added to pasta cooking in saute pan
Quickly mix the egg mixture
pasta cooking in saute pan
Keep stirring over the low medium heat.
bowl of pasta water is added to pasta cooking in saute pan
Add 1/4 cup of cooked pasta water.
butter is added using spatula to the pasta
Add 2 tbs of butter and salt.
salt and pepper is sprinkled to the pasta being cooked in saute pan
salt and pepper is sprinkled to the pasta being cooked in saute pan

close up shot of pasta carbonara with grated cheese on top

Tips to make carbonara Pasta Recipe:

1. Spaghetti: You can use whole wheat pasta for the healthy options or any kinda pasta basically for this recipe…

2. Eggs: Use eggs in room temperature. Remove from the fridge before you get cooking.

3. Whisk well: To a get, a silky sauce whisking the eggs is important before you add. As a result, it gets completely incorporated.

4. Grate cheese: Grate the cheese and add to the whisked eggs

5. Remember this before you add the sauce:

Before you add the egg sauce, bring the heat to a very low flame. Add the sauce slowly and using the thongs turn your pasta gently so that it cooked evenly.

6. Add ons: If your adding chicken or prawn or veggies season with salt and pepper. Cook in the skillet and finally toss with pasta.

close up shot of pasta carbonara with grated cheese on top

F&Q

1.How do you not scramble eggs in carbonara?

Gently turn your pasta in low flame, once you add the sauce that gives you smooth custard consistency.

2.Why my carbonara sauce curdle?

When you add the sauce, if the pasta is too hot in a pan or your flame is high. The sauce would curdle.

3.How to make carbonara sauce creamier?

Add more butter and grated parmesan cheese that gives your sauce creamier.

4.How do you serve pasta carbonara?

Best served with a lot of cheese, pepper some fresh parsley. 

More Recipes you would like to try:

Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Easy Chicken Parmigiana

Italian Pesto Pasta

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Pasta Carbonara


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Description

Luxuriously silky carbonara pasta is absolutely addicting! It is extremely quick and simple to make. Quite customizable with your favorite chicken, prawn or vegetables and on your table under 15 mins!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 cup pasta
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 5 garlic pods
  • 2 tbs butter

Instructions

  1. Cook your pasta according to the package instruction or till they are al dente
  2. Meanwhile, Break one egg in a small bowl.
  3. Add grated parmesan cheese
  4. Add salt and pepper
  5. Mix well and keep aside.
  6. Heat up 2 Tbs of olive oil, add minced garlic saute just for few seconds.
  7. Now, Add cooked pasta, gently stir.
  8. Quickly mix the egg mixture
  9. Keep stirring over the low medium heat.
  10. Add 1/4 cup of cooked pasta water.
  11. Add 2 tbs of butter and salt.
  12. Stir and serve.
  13. Grate some good amount of parmesan cheese and serve.

Notes

1.Spaghetti: You can use whole wheat pasta for the healthy options or any kinda pasta basically for this recipe…

2.Eggs: Use eggs in room temperature. Remove from the fridge before you get cooking.

3.Whisk well: To a get, a silky sauce whisking the eggs is important before you add. As a result, it gets completely incorporated.

4.Grate cheese: Grate the cheese and add to the whisked eggs

5.Remember this before you add the sauce:

Before you add the egg sauce, bring the heat to a very low flame. Add the sauce slowly and using the thongs turn your pasta gently so that it cooked evenly.

  • Category: Breakfast/dinner, dinner
  • Cuisine: Italian

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