Bucatini alla carbonara

November 1, 2019

 

Perfect for a quick & easy weeknight dinner!

Bucatini alla Carbonara

 

 

Ingredients

 

500g bucatini

200g of pancetta

1 1/4 cups grated pecorino romano cheese

3 eggs, whisked

1 garlic clove

1 tbsp. olive oil 

Pepper to season

 

 

Method

 

Fill a large pot with salted water & bring to the boil.

 

Add the bucatini to the boiling water & cook for the recommended time.

 

Prepare the other ingredients while cooking the pasta.

 

Whisk the eggs, cheese & pepper together in a bowl & set aside.

 

In a saucepan on low heat, add the olive oil, garlic, pancetta & cook until crispy. This should only take a few minutes.  Remove & discard the garlic clove.

 

Reserve 1 cup of pasta water, drain the bucatini & place into the pan with the pancetta.

 

Add the 1 cup of pasta water, eggs & cheese & stir to combine well.

 

Turn off the heat & keep on stirring to create a creamy sauce.

 

Serve the extra pecorino. Enjoy!

 

 

 

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