Delicious dinner recipe for Spaghetti Carbonara with homemade pasta
200 gr flour
2 large free range eggs
flour to dust
130 gr good quality bacon
3 free range egg yolks
70 gr grated parmesan
½ cup fresh cream
salt and black pepper
extra parmesan to serve
fresh basil to garnish
Make a little mountain with your flour on a clean surface. Make a well/hole in the middle of the flour and break the eggs into it.
Using a fork, gently combine the flour and egg until incorporated.
Use your hands next to work the egg through the flour.
Run the pasta dough through the pasta machine until you reach a point where the sheets have fully combined the flour and egg. Dust with flour.
Attach the spaghetti cut gadget to the pasta machine and carefully run the pasta sheets through it.
Cook in salted boiling water for 3 minutes. OR just have two portions store bought spaghetti cooked.
Drain the pasta and return to stove.
In a mixing bowl combine the egg yolks, parmesan and cream. Mix well and season.
Add this mixture to the spaghetti (still in the hot pot) and allow to cook through on low heat until thick. Remove from heat.
Meanwhile, chop the bacon and fry until crispy.
Serve the spaghetti carbonara with crispy bacon, extra parmesan and fresh basil.
Recipe provided by Anina’s Recipes – a food blog by Anina Meyer.