Spaghetti carbonara is amongst the most famous traditional Italian pasta dishes and originated apparently in the Central Italian province of Lazio which includes the capital of Rome.
One tradition claims that this pasta dish with the additional main ingredients of bacon, hard cheese and eggs was invented by charcoal burners who added them to their pasta to enjoy a hearty and tasty meal during their brief lunch breaks. Others claim that the influence of the North American soldiers that had spent some time in Italy towards the end of the 2nd world war. There might be a little of truth in both. Be that as it may, one thing is for certain, Spaghetti carbonara is a very easy and quick to prepare pasta dish that if full of savory flavors.
This recipe was inspired by snoopy34. You can find his recipe in German language here
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: at least 15 minutes
Resting time: 0 minutes
Total time needed: at least 30 minutes
Grade of Difficulty: standard
Note: It is best to get all the ingredients in place before you start cooking. You will have to work on 2 hot plates of the stove at the same time if you want to get the pasta and the bacon garlic mix done at the same time.
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