Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara
  • 4 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:12 Cooking
  • 0:22 Total Time


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  • 1 lb
    (454 g)


  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    vegetable oil

  • 1

    shallot, sliced

  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)

    white wine

  • 1/4 cups
    (60 mL)

    cream 15%

  • 3


  • 2 oz
    (60 g)

    fresh parmesan, grated

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    chicken base

  • 8 to 10

    slices of bacon, cooked and cubed

  • freshly ground pepper to taste.


Cook pasta according to package instructions. Set aside.

In a pot, heat oil and brown shallot. Add wine and reduce by half.

Meanwhile, in a bowl, beat cream, eggs, Parmesan and chicken base together. Set aside.

Add pasta, cream and bacon to the pot.

Heat 2-3 min until sauce thickens.

Just before serving, top with fresh ground pepper to taste.

Source: Metro

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