Spaghetti alla Carbonara

What you need:

  • 16 oz. spaghetti
  • 1 lb. bacon, chopped
  • 4 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 Tbsp. EVOO
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Cracked pepper
  • Parmigiano-reggiano cheese


  1. Cook bacon in a skillet until crisp. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate with a slotted spoon.
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to box directions. Drain, reserving pasta water. Add butter to pasta and stir to melt.
  3. While bacon and pasta cook, whisk together egg yolks, olive oil, milk, and pepper in a medium bowl.
  4. Slowly stir yolks into hot pasta. Then stir in bacon.
  5. Top with cheese (and parsley, if desired) and serve!

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