Carbonara. Humble ingredients—eggs, noodles, cheese, and pork—combine to create glossy, glorious pasta carbonara. It's the no-food-in-the-house dinner of our dreams. Pasta, eggs, cheese, and bacon come together in the ultimate Italian favorite: spaghetti carbonara.
It was delicious nonetheless and shockingly easy. I have been afraid to attempt carbonara for fear of scrambling the eggs, but this was a total success! This dish is a deli egg-bacon-and-cheese-on-a-roll that has been pasta-fied, fancified, fetishized and turned into an Italian tradition that, like many inviolate Italian traditions, is actually far less old than the Mayflower Because America may have contributed to its creation, carbonara is Exhibit A in the back-and-forth between Italy and the United States when it comes to food Remember: the. You can have Carbonara using 8 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Luscious and wonderfully indulgent, pasta carbonara takes as long to make as it does to cook the pasta. The ingredients are simple—just spaghetti (or other long pasta), and the carbonara is made with pancetta or bacon, eggs, Parmesan, a little olive oil, salt and pepper. This is a favorite late-night dinner for my husband and I. John's favorite meal is carbonara; he always asks for it on his birthday.
We also make it when he plays with his rock band. John doesn't like to eat dinner before a show so this has become our favorite midnight supper after a gig. For a quick dinner, whip up Tyler Florence's authentic Spaghetti alla Carbonara recipe, a rich tangle of pasta, pancetta and egg, from Food Network. Carbonara (Italian: [karboˈnaːra]) is an Italian pasta dish from Rome made with egg, hard cheese, cured pork, and black pepper. The cheese is usually Pecorino Romano, Parmigiano-Reggiano, or a combination of the two.