Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara is a fancy sounding pasta dish that is simple to prepare. Ready in less than 25 minutes, and requires literally a handful of fresh ingredients.
Author Joanna @ Everyday Made Fresh


  • 1 pound Barilla Angel Hair Pasta
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 and a half cups finely shredded fresh parmesan cheese + more for garnish
  • 1/2 pound thick sliced pancetta sliced and cubed
  • 1 small bundle fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic


  1. Prepare a large pot of water with salt, place over high heat, and bring to a boil.
  2. While the water is coming up to temperature, brown your pancetta in a large pan with a drizzle of olive oil, over medium to high heat.
  3. Once the water reached a boil, drop in your pasta, and cook for 6 minutes.
  4. While the pasta is cooking finish these next few steps.
  5. When the panetta is brown and crispy, remove the pan from the heat, and stir in the garlic.
  6. Whisk together the eggs and 1 1/2 cups parmesan cheese. Set aside.
  7. Once the pasta has cooked, drain.
  8. Pour the pasta into the pancetta and garlic.
  9. Pour the egg and parmesan mixture into the pasta.
  10. Toss in the chopped parsley, and stir to thoroughly coat the pasta with the sauce.
  11. Serve immediately with more parmesan cheese and parsley for garnishing.

Recipe Notes

Perfect pairing - Clos du Bois Chardonnay