How to Make Authentic Carbonara
Authentic Roman carbonara recipe
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: carbonara recipe, cooking spaghetti
Servings: 4 people
Author: Vanjo Merano
- 1 lb spaghetti
- 10 ounces Panceta
- 2 1/2 cups Pecorino cheese grated
- 5 pieces egg
- 6 cups water for boiling
- 1 tablespoon salt
- Ground black pepper
Crack the eggs in a bowl. Beat until the texture becomes smooth.
Add Pecorino cheese. Continue mixing until cheese and eggs are well blended. Season with ground black pepper. Set aside.
Cook spaghetti according to package instructions. Set aside.
Sear Panceta on a clean skillet until it browns, and enough oil gets extracted.
Add cooked pasta in the skillet. Toss.
Combine ¼ cup tap water and ½ cup pasta water and then pour into the sauce mixture. Mix well.
Pour the sauce into the skillet. Toss while cooking in low heat until well distributed.
Season with more ground black pepper.
Serve. Share and enjoy!
Calories: 1300kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 89g | Saturated Fat: 39g | Cholesterol: 137mg | Sodium: 2627mg | Potassium: 309mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 266IU | Calcium: 701mg | Iron: 2mg