Pasta Carbonara

Yield: 4 servings | Time: 25 min


4 Large yolks and 1 egg room temperature

1/3 Cup Pecorino cheese

1/3 Cup Parmesan

3 1/2 ounces Pancetta or bacon cut into cubes, if not already

12 ounces spaghetti (3/4 box)

Kosher Salt


Olive oil


1. Create the base of the sauce combining egg mixture and cheese together with a whisk

2. Bring large pot of salted water to boil, add pasta cook for 8 to 10 min or till soft, but still a bit firm as they say in Italian "al dente."

3. In a separate pan on medium heat cook the pancetta with olive oil.

3. Save 1/2 cup pasta water and drain

4. Toss heated pasta into the bacon and fat

5. Remove pan from heat adding the egg/cheese mixture.

6. Thin out the sauce with the reserved pasta water constantly stirring

7. Season with fresh pepper, salt and grated cheese of preference

Bon Appétit, Mes Amis!