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Spaghetti carbonara barilla

Cheesy, smoky and deliciously indulgent, this classic Italian pasta dish only takes a handful of ingredients to make

Cheesy, smoky and deliciously indulgent, this classic Italian pasta dish only takes a handful of ingredients to make

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Cooking Time

Cook: 20 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 4

Cooking Time

Price: 96p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 284g serving contains

Energy
2840kj
679kcal
34%
Fat
32.7g
High
47%
Saturates
11.1g
High
56%
Sugars
2.0g
Low
2%
Salt
1.87g
High
31%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
1000kj/239kcal

Ingredients

5 medium egg yolks

75g Pecorino Romano or Parmesan, finely grated

3tbsp extra virgin olive oil

130g diced pancetta

350g Barilla Spaghetti

Method

1
In a bowl, beat the egg yolks with 1/3 of the grated cheese.
2
Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the pancetta and fry for a few minutes until lightly browned.
3
Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pan of water according to pack instructions. Drain, reserving some of the cooking water, and add the pasta to the frying pan with the pancetta.
4
Remove the pan from the heat, add the beaten egg yolks and a few tbsps of pasta water, stirring constantly, for about 30 seconds.
5
Add the remaining cheese and mix well.
6
Serve immediately with freshly ground black pepper.