Pasta Carbonara Recipes

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Classic Carbonara with Pancetta

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This is the classic version of carbonara I grew up eating. Serve it piping hot tossed with extra Parmesan cheese and chopped Italian parsley.

Fettuccini Carbonara

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This carbonara is a delectable, mouth watering pile of yummy goodness. I recommend a nice salad with it - that's all you will need for a complete meal.

Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara

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My wife and I went to that popular Italian-American restaurant chain for dinner recently, and I had their shrimp and chicken carbonara. It was absolutely delicious and I thought, 'What the heck, I'll try making this at home.' I found a few recipes online, but none grabbed me. After studying several recipes, I came up with this recipe on my own. It's fairly simple to make, and my wife said it was better than the original.

Spaghetti Carbonara (Paleo Style)

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Easy paleo pasta: gluten-free, lactose-free, and delicious.

Italian Carbonara with Bacon

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Truly authentic Italian carbonara with bacon coal miners' recipe.

Spaghetti alla Carbonara: the Traditional Italian Recipe

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This dish was created in the Lazio region (the area around Rome) in the middle of the 20th century, after World War Two. We don't use cream, milk, garlic, onions or other strange ingredients; we use only guanciale, eggs, pecorino cheese, and lots of black pepper (carbonaro is the Italian for coal miner). This isn't the Italian-American version, it's the real, creamy carbonara and it comes right from Italy, where I live. Buon appetito.

Spaghetti Carbonara II

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A super rich, classic 'bacon and egg' spaghetti dish. Great to serve for company. This recipe also makes an unusual brunch offering.

Loaded Chicken Carbonara

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Easy and delicious weeknight dinner.

Pasta Carbonara I

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Lots of crispy bacon is tossed with hot, buttered noodles, whipped egg and cream, and a generous measure of Parmesan cheese to make this delicious classic. Stir until the heat of the pasta cooks the eggs, then serve with parsley and ground pepper.

Quick and Creamy Pasta Carbonara

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This rich pasta toss is great for everyday dinners or special occasions. I can come home from work and throw this dish together in a half hour.

Four-Cheese Chicken Carbonara

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This is a recipe I came up with when I had to either cook up a 3-pound package of lean thick-cut bacon or throw it out (which was NOT going to happen). I happened to have everything else on hand anyway. I've already had friends try this, and they loved it. I hope you do, too!

10-Minute Mushroom Carbonara

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This is a quick and easy upgrade to weeknight spaghetti dinner. I tend to make this low sodium, but you may want to add salt in the pasta water and while the mushrooms are cooking.

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Traditional Spaghetti alla Carbonara

This [recipe] comes right from Italy. We use only guanciale, eggs, pecorino cheese, and lots of black pepper (carbonaro is the Italian for coal miner). Buon appetito." – ivan zeta

Spaghetti Carbonara

"I have never eaten so much pasta in one sitting. A crowd-pleaser!" – Lacy Wynant

BLT Pasta Carbonara

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The addition of summer tomatoes and spinach to this traditional dish brings things to a whole new level. The trick to the recipe is preparation, have all the ingredients ready to go as it comes together as quickly as it takes to boil the pasta.