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Yummy Pasta Carbonara

INGREDIENTS

  • 7 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 lb. bacon cut crosswise into 1/3 inch wide strips
  • 4 med. size garlic cloves, minced
  • 200ml heavy cream
  • 6 egg yolks
  • Grated parmesan cheese
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 c. parsley, chopped
  • 3/4 lb. spaghetti, cooked al dente, drained.
Yummy Pasta Carbonara

METHOD

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat and saute the bacon until it's crisp.
  • Drain off most of the fat but leave a little to saute the garlic.
  • Add garlic and saute for exactly 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat.
  • In a bowl, beat cream, yolks and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese.
  • Add cooked pasta to skillet and add sauce mixture.
  • Toss it all over low heat until the sauce is thickened and all of the pasta is coated.
  • Transfer to warm plates, sprinkle with the rest of the cheese, black pepper (to taste) and parsley.
  • Even yummier if you add some chicken strips :-)