A recipe for Spaghetti Carbonara that’s so easy to make and so incredibly delicious, you’ll never order it at your favorite trattoria ever again. This creamy pasta is perfect for low-key dinner parties, or just carb-loading on the couch with your favorite show.
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Why is homemade pasta carbonara so hit-or-miss? While this humble Italian staple couldn’t be simpler, many people never dare to make it at home. And when they do, the internet is filled with their woes of overcooked eggs in the carbonara sauce and less-than-creamy results.
If you think that pasta carbonara is beyond your abilities, think again. You just might surprise yourself. This genius technique makes fail-proof pasta without scrambling the eggs, making every bacon-studded bite unforgettably good.
Here's the secret: Pre-heat a bowl for tossing the pasta with the egg and cheese - that keeps them from turning into scrambled eggs. The result? A delightful, silky texture that's as good as any Italian restaurant.
Making Spaghetti Carbonara for a crowd, or just one? Just click and slide the number next to “servings” on the recipe card below to adjust the ingredients to match how many you’re feeding—the recipe does the math for you, it’s that easy.