Spaghetti Carbonara recipe

  • Serves 1
  • 5 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
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Spaghetti Carbonara
Customer recipe by Jackie
Added 47 months ago

Cook spaghetti in boiling salted water for approx.12 minutes until al dente

While spaghetti is cooking, in a small pan, just cover the pancetta in extra virgin olive oil and fry until slightly brown and crispy

Drain spaghetti and return to pan

Meanwhile beat the egg and stir in the grated parmesan until smooth. Add salt and pepper

Making sure oil and pancetta is sizzling, add to spaghetti and stir to coat all the pasta

Add the egg & parmesan mix to the spaghetti stirring vigorously until the pasta is thoroughly coated in a creamy looking sauce

Allowing the cooled spaghetti to sit while preparing the eggs and reheating the oil and pancetta, prevents the eggs from curdling and sticking to the pasta in lumps and ensures a smooth, delicious sauce

Please note: this recipe has been created and uploaded by a member of the Tesco Real Food online community. Tesco does not test customer recipes so cannot accept responsibility for the content, validate the results or answer queries regarding them.

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  • 100g Spaghetti
  • 65g Pancetta cubes
  • 1 Egg
  • 80g Grated parmesan
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