Quick and easy recipe we used to make in College.
Make and share this Spaghetti Carbonara recipe from Food.com.
- Cut up bacon/pancetta into small squares; add to a sauté pan along with garlic and onion cook over medium high heat.
- Simmer for 30 minutes; do not let mixture boil.
- During last 10 minutes of simmering add crushed red pepper flakes if using. In a bowl, beat 4 eggs with salt and fresh ground pepper.
- Meanwhile cook spaghetti according to package.
- Drain and immediately add egg mixture to pasta. (The pasta needs to be really hot in order for the eggs to cook).
- Stir until eggs are cooked.
- Mix into sauté pan and toss with the grated Parmesan cheese until combined.