Ingredients list for spaghetti carbonara:
- 1/2 lb (200g) of spaghetti
- About (50g) pancetta (or bacon)
- 1 whole egg + 2 yolks
- 4 tablespoons of grated pecorino
- tablespoons of grated parmesan
- 1 clove garlic
- Olive oil
- Salt and pepper
Cooking instructions for the spaghetti carbonara
Cut the pancetta into cubes or sticks and brown in the pan with a little olive oil and the whole peeled garlic clove. Ingredients have to color without burning. cook for about 10 minutes.
In a bowl, mix the whole egg and yolks with a fork add half the Parmesan, pecorino and pepper.
Boil a large amount of salted water in a saucepan. Cook the spaghetti “al dente”.
Drain the pasta. Set one cup of cooking water aside . In the bowl containing the eggs and cheese, add a few tablespoons of pasta cooking water and emulsify with a fork. Pour over pasta and mix well. The sauce will gradually form a fluid cream (if necessary add a little cooking water). Add pancetta (without garlic), a little salt if needed, pepper and sprinkle the remaining pecorino.
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