Top Rated Carbonara Recipes

Gluten-Free Pasta
My favorite part of spaghetti carbonara is the generous dose of freshly ground black pepper, said to represent flecks of coal ( the “carbone”) that would drop off Italian miners’ clothes into the pasta while they were making it over a campfire.  Actually my favorite-favorite part is that there’s gluten-free spaghetti out there. For a truly authentic version, use guanciale, cured pork jowl, instead of bacon. Flecks of coal are optional. Click here to see Recipe SWAT Team: Pasta Dishes.
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Spaghetti alla Carbonara
This pasta is from the region of Lazio, around Rome. Some sources believe the dish was developed at the end of World War II, when American soldiers stationed in Rome brought rations of eggs and bacon to Italian friends who turned them into this pasta sauce. Other sources suggest that it originated with coal miners (carbonari) in the region. It may be made with either pancetta or guanciale. Both are cured pork products: Pancetta is made from the pork belly, guanciale from pork jowl. Bacon (which, unlike guanciale, is smoked) is not commonly used in Italy. But it frequently appears in this dish in the United States.  The pancetta or guanciale should be cooked just to render the fat but not until crisp. The egg yolks, which serve as a liaison to thicken the sauce, are whisked with cream, then cooked with the spaghetti — to ensure that the sauce is hot — but only briefly; exposure to heat will eventually scramble the eggs and ruin the smooth consistency of the sauce. (Cream is not traditional but it is often used because it prevents the eggs from scrambling.) Click here to see 15 Easy 15-Minute Pasta Recipes.
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Gluten-Free Pasta all Carbonara
When I lived in Barcelona, my Italian roommate and I would cook side-by-side. She wanted to learn how to cook gluten-free since her nephew had Celiac and I wanted to learn how to make traditional Italian food. Surprisingly, most Italian food is easily converted to gluten-free. One day, inspired by a recent acquisition of Parmigiano-Reggiano (which is fairly difficult to find in Spain) at a market, Michela wanted to treat our roommates to pasta alla carbonara. Carbonara is the closest thing to eggs and bacon as Italians get. The basics of pasta alla carbonara are pasta, cured fatty pork, grated cheese, eggs, and black pepper. Just like my lovely Italian roommate, carbonara is straight forward and beautiful, but can be temperamental if not treated correctly. Michela worked at a restaurant in Bologna for years while putting herself through university and told me that the name refers to the carbon black color from fresh cracked black pepper. The black pepper has to be visible in order for it to be a carbonara according to her. Though the recipe sounds simple, I cannot emphasis how important mise en place is for making it well. That means having everything ready to rock and roll. Otherwise, you would risk, as my Italian friend would say, “Disastro!” This dish comes together very quickly with high reward.
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Mac N Cheese
'Alla Carbonara' is an Italian term for a pasta dish that has a sauce made out of cream, eggs, Parmesan chese and bits of bacon (in this case pancetta). Bobby Flay's twist on traditional macaroni and cheese is not only tastes great but also won him the Throwdown challenge.Adapted from "Bobby Flay's Throwdown!" By Bobby Flay, Stephanie Banyas and Miriam Garron. Click here to see the Outstanding Mac and Cheese Recipes story.
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Carbonara Pierogies
A mash-up of classic pasta with carbonara with store-bought pierogies makes for a fast dinner that will impress even the toughest critics in your house. Recipe courtesy of chef Dale Talde for Mrs. T's Pierogies.
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Pasta Carbonara Recipe
Pasta Carbonara is one of the most popular Italian recipes. Here is a simple and delicious Carbonara recipe.
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Easy Spaghetti Carbonara
I love this dish with such simple ingredients; it has long been a favorite of mine. I remember making it for my family when I was barely in my teens and nothing has really changed. Well, not much has changed at least.
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winter squash carbonara broccoli rabe
Eat seasonally with this Winter Squash Carbonara with Broccoli Rabe. 
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Pasta Carbonara is probably one of the most popular Italian recipes. Its origin is not clear but probably it was born in Rome after the second World Word when the Anglo-American soldiers introduced bacon in Italy. Now it is eaten and cooked in all the cities of Italy and everyone has its own recipe. In fact, there are a lot of versions of the Pasta Carbonara’s recipe but the ingredients are always the same: pasta, eggs, cheese (Pecorino or Parmigiano Reggiano) and sliced cold cuts (generally bacon). The most used type of pasta for Pasta Carbonara is surely spaghetti but also other types of pasta like penne or fusilli can be used.   Ingredients for 2 persons -200 grams of pasta; -100 grams of sliced bacon; -2 eggs; -olive oil; -50 grams of Parmigiano Reggiano or Pecorino; -pepper. Pasta, eggs, pepper and bacon can be easily bought in grocery stores. Pecorino and Parmigiano Reggiano can be found in specialized shops or online (here are grouped the best deals available on the online marketplaces for food and beverages: http://www.oshopy.com/Home-and-Garden/Foods-and-Beverages/). Instructions Cooking Pasta Carbonara is very simple. Firstly, you have to boil the pasta. While the pasta is cooking, in a pan you have to heat olive oil and then to toast the bacon inside. In a small bowl whisk one whole egg, one yolk, a little salt and cheese since it has become homogeneous. When pasta is boiled, you have to add to it the sauce previously created and bacon, mix it, add pepper and then Pasta Carbonara is ready!   This is a light version of Carbonara. In fact, it is possible to use two whole eggs or to add soul cream in order to create a more creamy sauce. Bacon can be replaced by speck, ham or other sliced cold cuts. You can add parsley, salt, olive oil or decorations as you prefer.   Enjoy your meal!
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Many may have thought of adding the seasonal ingredient pumpkin to a pasta dish, but few have seen it done like this before. Creamy puréed pumpkin is whisked together with coconut milk and egg yolks to yield a sweet and bold flavor that makes this a classic fall dish to serve. 
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At Salumeria Rosi, Cesare Casella demonstrates his secret Carbonara recipe.
Classic spaghetti carbonara: spaghetti, eggs, pecorino Romano, guanciale, and black pepper. Sounds simple enough, right? According to Salumeria Rosi chef Cesare Casella, it is. His secret to perfect carbonara? "Simplicity," he said. "You’ve got to respect the traditional recipe and good ingredients — organic eggs, the best guanciale." That said, he doesn’t have a problem with including cream ("cream lets you make a mistake") or blending meats and cheeses for more complex flavors. Below, the master shares his recipe for this iconic Roman dish.
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pasta
You'll love this creamy pasta, rich with artichoke and bacon flavor.
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