Creamy Spaghetti Carbonara

Recipe by Steve_G
READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 1 batch




  • Adjust oven rack to lower-middle position, set large heatproof serving bowl on rack, and heat oven to 200 degrees.
  • Bring 4 quarts water to rolling boil in large Dutch oven or stockpot.
  • While water is heating, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until shimmering, but not smoking.
  • Add bacon and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned and crisp, about 8 minutes.
  • Add wine and simmer until alcohol has cooked off and is slightly reduced, 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and cover to keep warm.
  • Beat eggs, cheeses, and garlic together with fork in small bowl.
  • When water comes to boil, add pasta and 1 tablespoon table salt, stir.
  • Cook until al dente Reserve 1/3 cup pasta cooking water and drain pasta for about 5 seconds, leaving pasta slightly wet.
  • Transfer drained pasta to warm serving bowl if pasta is dry, add some reserved cooking water and toss to moisten.
  • Immediately pour egg mixture over hot pasta, sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sea salt flakes or 3/4 teaspoon table salt-- toss well to combine.
  • Pour bacon mixture over pasta, season generously with black pepper, and toss well to combine.
  • Serve immediately.