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Quick Spaghetti Carbonara with Pancetta

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Spaghetti Carbonara is a delightful weeknight meal that can be made very fast and will leave everyone smiling! If you can not find Pancetta go ahead and make this with thick bacon. Enjoy!
  Spaghetti 12 Ounce
  Egg yolks 3
  Shredded parmesan cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pancetta 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Shredded parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon (Extra)

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
Add spaghetti and cook al dente per package instructions.
Drain-reserving some of the cooking liquid.
Shock with cold water to stop cooking process and set aside.
Whisk the egg yolks, cheese and water in a small bowl.
Season with salt and pepper.
Heat a large skillet with approx 11/4 cup of olive oil.
Add the pancetta and cook until browned.
Add the cooked pasta, 1/3 cup of cooking liquid and the egg mixture.
Mix well.
Cook until cheese is melted and pasta is warm.
Serve with extra shredded cheese.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
High Protein, Low Sugar
For those once in a while bit unhealthy meals for the kids, what is your selection-probably junk or fast food. Now, you should give this recipe a try. In this video, chef makes quick and super simple spaghetti carbonara. Watch the video how she makes it.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 956 Calories from Fat 479

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83.3%

Saturated Fat 25.8 g128.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 260.5 mg86.8%

Sodium 2580.6 mg107.5%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.3%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 52 g104.7%

Vitamin A 9.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 78.2% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Quick Spaghetti Carbonara With Pancetta Recipe Video