Spaghetti Carbonara Ala Expat

Recipe by Papagayita
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 3-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • cook bacon until just shy of crisp. Drain on paper towels, reserving 1 T grease to saute onions, garlic, mushrooms. Dice or crumble bacon into small pieces.
  • Saute onions, garlic, mushrooms in bacon fat on med to high heat until garlic golden brown and mushrooms cooked, about 5-10 minutes. Add red pepper flakes at last minute.
  • Cook pasta until al dente, approx 7 minutes.
  • Drain pasta, reserving approx 1/4 cup cooking water if not using milk or cream for sauce.
  • Immediately combine beaten eggs, sauteed stuff, liquid, bacon, and cheese with pasta, stirring well. Serve immediately.
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