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Carbonara noodles in a few steps

Sara Manaure
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Carbonara noodles in a few steps – Gastronomy – WebMediums
Carbonara noodles.

A carbonara pasta is usually one of the most profitable, quick and easy meals you can prepare. In this opportunity, I will teach you how to prepare it.

It will not take you more than 15 minutes to prepare and you can do it with confidence.

About pasta carbonara

Its origin dates back to Northern Italy, in the Apennines. It turns out that this was the typical food that charcoal burners brought to their lunch. Hence, its name, by the Apennine charcoal burners.

Those who usually prepare this recipe, sprinkle a little pepper, in commemoration of the coals. At first, the charcoal burners only cooked the pasta and when it was ready, they drained it and took it to a frying pan. Then, they beat an egg and added it to the paste.

In World War II, the soldiers made a slight modification to the recipe, by requesting that they prepare a template with what was abundant at that time, that is, egg, garlic and bacon. This is the origin of the pasta carbonara that is eaten today.

Now yes, know the ingredients and details of this Italian recipe. Let's start.


To achieve a portion for 3 people, you will need:

  • 150 grams of pancetta.

  • 2 yolks.

  • Salt.

  • 2 eggs.

  • Pepper.

  • 50 grams of cheese.

Carbonara noodles in a few steps – Gastronomy – WebMediums

Preparation of carbonara pasta

  1. Begin by placing a large pot of water to boil.

  2. While it reaches the water it reaches a boiling point, cut the curro of the bacon into cubes and the rest into strips.

  3. Beat the eggs together with the yolks and a little pepper and salt to season.

  4. When the egg has emulsified well, add the cheese and mix again.

  5. At this point, the water must have boiled. Then, add a little salt, wait for it to boil again and carefully add the noodles to the water.

  6. In a frying pan, preferably non-stick, place the leather and the rest of the bacon, so that they brown.

  7. Take some water from the pot the pasta is cooking in and add it to the egg mixture.

  8. When the pancetta turns a coppery color, remove from the heat.

  9. Drain the noodles and add them to the pancetta along with the egg, cheese and water mixture.

  10. Stir well so that the heat from the noodles and bacon cooks the egg and melts the cheese.

  11. If you want, to give a touch of flavor, add parsley and black pepper. And ready! A classic of Italian food in minutes.

When preparing this recipe you will notice how simple it is and the pleasant flavor it provides to the palate. If you are not a fan of bacon, you can repeat these steps, but with pieces of ham or bologna.

The size and thickness of the mortadella or ham are to your liking, however, the finer and more toasted they are on the grill, the better.

Dare to get to know a bit of Italian culture with the original preparation of carbonara noodles that can be executed in just a few steps.