Would you believe that true carbonara is the original no-cook pasta sauce? All you need are hot pasta and a few other ingredients to make this Italian favorite.
Serves 2 Prep Time 5 minutes Cooking Time 10 to 15 minutes
✔ 1 tablespoon sea salt ✔ 150 grams linguine ✔ yolks from 2 large eggs ✔ 4 tablespoons grated
Parmesan cheese ✔ 2 to 3 tablespoons heavy
whipping cream ✔ freshly ground black pepper ✔ 4 tablespoons diced bacon ✔ 1 tablespoon olive oil ✔ 1 clove garlic, minced ✔ shredded Parmesan cheese
1 Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add salt. Cook pasta according to package directions or until al dente. 2 Meanwhile, beat together egg yolks, Parmesan cheese, and heavy cream in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside. 3 About 5 minutes before pasta is done cooking, sauté bacon in olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until it changes color. Set aside. 4 Drain pasta and pour in egg mixture. Toss quickly so the heat of the pasta cooks the eggs. Toss in bacon and garlic. Season with salt and pepper, and top with cheese. Serve immediately.