Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

Spaghetti Carbonara or Pasta alla Carbonara is a pasta dish with white sauce originally derived from beaten eggs and grated cheese. As the dish became popular, different versions came into being including the creamy version that employs heavy whipping cream.

This carbonara recipe that we have has a richer and creamier sauce base compared to the original Italian version. If you will notice, I did not include salt and black pepper in the list of ingredients. The saltiness of the bacon and parmesan cheese is enough to bring flavor to the dish. If you feel like adding a little more flavor and spice, please feel free to do so.

Try this recipe and let me know your thoughts.

Carbonara Recipe

Carbonara Recipe


  • 1 lb spaghetti noodles, cooked according to package instructions
  • 4 pieces eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 lb bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons green onion, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons butter

Watch the cooking video:

Cooking Procedure

  1. Combine beaten eggs, heavy whipping cream, and parmesan cheese then mix well. Set aside.
  2. Heat a cooking pot or pan then place the butter and let melt.
  3. Fry the bacon until the texture becomes crisp. Set aside.
  4. On the same cooking pot or pan, remove excess butter then sauté the garlic and green onions.
  5. Put-in the spaghetti noodles and beaten egg- heavy whipping cream – parmesan cheese mixture then mix well. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Add the fried bacon and distribute.
  7. Transfer to a serving plate then serve.
  8. Share and enjoy!

Number of servings (yield): 4

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  1. says

    Yum! my favorite. I will make me some of this sometime. I just wish their is a healthier version on preparing Carbonara so I could make it more often. Thanks for sharing this.

  2. grace says

    great job kuya i love panlasang pinoy im learning a lot how to cook. kuya can u tell also how many serving u can make with every recipe u make. thanks a lot and merry christmas

  3. Joe Credo says

    Hi, I tried this Carbonara Recipe and it was perfect!!! I’ve never tasted Carbonara this good before, my family loved it so much and it was so easy to cook plus, the ingredients is not hard to find. I will recommend this recipe to everyone I know. Thanks and more power to Panlasang Pinoy!!!

  4. Joe Credo says

    One more tip, instead of using Spaghetti Noodles, try using Spinach Fettuccini. The color blending of the white sauce and the green noodles was really nice and appetizing and it’s healthy because it’s made out of spinach.

  5. shoogie woogie says

    i tried cooking this just now..I totally messed it up coz i made the sauce in “medium” heat started to curdle..i ended up with an omelette looking sauce! ive to redo it over i was left with little cream the second time i try to salvaged my dish,nevertheless it still ended up tasting really great,i sticked with the 4 eggs recipe,little cream though not 3/4 cups anymore coz i used d rest of the cream with the first sauce that i messed,i spiked a teenie weenie pork cube though,for some reason i was afraid id mess it up again and end up with a bland tasting pasta,it tasted good. next time id try omitting d cube and just work plainly with the cream and eggs..but what i ended up with my finale turned out really good.. :)

  6. shoogie woogie says

    when u toss in the pasta with the egg mixture,be sure to turn down the heat to “low” curdles,u don’t wanna end up like me who made an omelette out of the sauce hehe..

  7. Edgar B says

    Hey, Vanjo. Heard your cooking website from a friend. He said he learned how to cook because of your website. I’m presently working my ass off here in Saudi Arabia. Good to know we’re in the same field – IT. All the more I’m encouraged to learn cooking. Well done!

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