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Creamy Spaghetti Carbonara

Creamy Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe adapted from Nigella Lawson's book 'Feast' this has to be the best Spaghetti Carbonara recipe ever.

Although adding cream to carbonara is not really authentic at all.

Creamy Spaghetti Carbonara

Now it's certainly not a good thing if you're trying to lose weight (as I am at the moment) but I'm sure it won't hurt every now and then.

Nigella Lawson actually uses a whole 500g pack of spaghetti and says it serves 2 greedy people. Now, we are greedy, but seriously 500g is a LOT of pasta even for us!

The lovely creamy sauce with a slight saltiness of the bacon and perfectly cooked pasta.

Nothing more is needed apart from a glass or two of wine.

Grind over some more pepper and grate over the nutmeg and if you wish a little more Parmesan. Serve with the rest of the wine.

If you can use pancetta it is better than bacon. You'll find it in any good supermarket.

Pancetta from Waitrose

Maybe you really don't approve of adding cream and are looking for Classic Spaghetti Carbonara no cream recipe?

Spaghetti Carbonara with Cream

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  1. This is such a comforting dish Jan!!!! I could eat bowl of this for breakfast right now!

  2. Love carbonara! I'll try this during this weekend.

  3. Adding white wine is a crime against humanity!


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