Easy Spaghetti Carbonara with Cream Recipe
In this recipe, you will get a guide on how to make a perfect carbonara sauce with cream to get that creamy taste in pasta.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 2 servings
- 200 g spaghetti pasta
- 150 g bacon (guanciale or pancetta)
- 50 g parmesan
- 3 egg yolks
- 2-3 garlic cloves
- 150 ml 20 % cream
- 1 tbsp. vegetable or olive oil
- 20 g chopped fresh parsley
- salt, pepper to taste
Slice bacon into medium sized slices. Try to make them about the same size. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large skillet, and then add bacon. Sauté bacon on the medium heat until it becomes crisp and brown. Do not forget to stir bacon! It will take you around 2 minutes to get it to the perfect condition.
Now, next step will be adding garlic. You can mince it or simply chop into small pieces. Sauté bacon with garlic additional 2 minutes. It will bring an amazing aroma to the dish.
Cook spaghetti according to the instructions on the package until al dente. Do not forget to salt water before adding pasta!
When pasta is ready carefully, drain it with the help of colander.
Now, it is time to make carbonara sauce. Nicely whip egg yolk, add cream.
You can take already grated parmesan or shred it yourself with fine grater. Add cheese to the sauce, spice up with salt and pepper. Nicely mix all the ingredients.
Take a deep skillet, heat on the stove and add cooked pasta, bacon and sauce.
Chop fresh parsley and add it to the skillet. Stir everything thoroughly for a minute on the stove. Cover skillet with a lid and put it aside. Pasta will absorb all the flavors and aromas.
Before serving spaghetti carbonara, warm up the plate in the microwave or oven. Enjoy your meal!