Recipe

Carbonara

A rich and very simple carbonara; an Italian pasta sauce from Rome based on eggs, cheese, bacon, and black pepper.

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Makes 1 Cup
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Ingredients

Carbonara
  • 60 gram butter
  • 135 gram pancetta, sliced thinly
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 300 millilitre cream
  • 2 eggs, beaten lightly
  • 1/2 cup (40g) finely grated parmesan
  • 1/2 cup (40g) finely grated romano

Method

Carbonara
  • 1
    Melt butter in medium frying pan; cook pancetta, stirring, 5 minutes. Add garlic, pepper and cream; simmer, uncovered until sauce reduces by half. Remove from heat.
  • 2
    Stir in egg and cheeses.

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