Spaghetti carbonara

Spaghetti carbonara

This creamy, easy spaghetti carbonara is bound to please a crowd and takes just 20 minutes to make. We love it with parmesan, crispy bacon and lots of freshly ground black pepper
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Boil a large pan of water and cook the pasta following the packet instructions.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat a knob of butter in a small frying pan and cook the shallot, garlic and bacon for 5–7 minutes until golden.
  3. Step 3

    Beat together the eggs, cream, most of the parmesan and plenty of ground black pepper.
  4. Step 4

    Drain the spaghetti and return to the pan, off the heat. Add the shallot and egg mixtures and toss together.
  5. Step 5

    Divide between two bowls then scatter the rest of the parmesan over, with a grinding of black pepper to serve.