Carbonara – Bacon, Eggs, Cream, Parmesan Pasta Sauce
• 3/4 lb spaghetti 375 g (choice)
• 4 bacon strips 4
• 1 egg 1
• 1/4 cup half-and-half cream (10% MF) 50 mL
• 2 tbsp grated cheese 25 mL
1• In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook pasta 8-10 minutes or until tender but firm.
2• Meanwhile, in skillet, cook bacon over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until crisp. Drain on paper towels, crumble and set aside.
3• In a large bowl, whisk together egg and cream. Pour steaming hot drained pasta into cream mixture and toss well.
4• Add crumbled bacon and Parmesan; toss well. Accompany with additional Parmesan and freshly ground black pepper. Serve immediately.
Tip: Make sure the pasta is steaming hot when tossed with cream mixture.
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Makes 4 servings