Spaghetti Alla Carbonara Recipe

Looking for an easy Spaghetti alla Carbonara recipe? Learn how to make Spaghetti alla Carbonara using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by clairelaine

Makes 6 servings



A lower fat version of the famous dish. If you add grated cheese, remember to add those calories.

Recipe Ingredients for Spaghetti alla Carbonara

12 ounces spaghetti
1 ounce cooked bacon
4 eggs
1/2 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Spaghetti alla Carbonara

  1. Crumble the 1 ounce of crisp, cooked bacon and set aside.

  2. Beat the eggs well with a generous amount of black pepper, and set aside

  3. Bring a large pot of water, at least 1 gallon, to a rolling boil and add a teaspoon of salt to the water.

  4. Drop in the spaghetti and stir once

  5. Boil until the spaghetti is done but still firm.

  6. Drain and place in a warm bowl. Toss with the crumbled bacon.

  7. Pour the eggs over and toss well.

  8. Cover the bowl with foil and let sit for 3 minutes. This will cook the eggs.

  9. You may add grated cheese.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 90.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
278
Calories from Fat
52
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.8g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
129mg
43%
Sodium
154mg
6%
Potassium
195mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
42.8g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
12.9g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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