Spaghetti carbonara

A recipe from The Silver Spoon
Spaghetti carbonara, a recipe from The Silver Spoon: Pasta
Spaghetti carbonara, a recipe from The Silver Spoon: Pasta


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Preparation: 30 minutes

Cooking: 20 minutes

Serves: 4 people

Ingredients:

25g (1oz) (2 tablespoons) butter

100g (3½oz(generous ½ cup) pancetta, diced

1 garlic clove

350g (12oz) spaghetti

2 eggs, beaten

40g (1½oz) (½cup) Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

40g (1½oz) (½cup) pecorino cheese, freshly grated

Method:

Melt the butter in a pan, add the pancetta and garlic and cook until the garlic turns brown. Remove and discard the garlic.

Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in a large pan of salted, boiling water until al dente, then drain and add to the pancetta.

Remove the pan from the heat, pour in the eggs, add half the Parmesan and half the pecorino and season with pepper. Mix well so that the egg coats the spaghetti.

Add the remaining cheese, mix again and serve.


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