Spaghetti Carbonara

Serve this simple and tasteful supper with a tossed green salad and crusty bread.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 10 min - 15 min
Yields 3 servings
spaghetti carbonara

Ingredients

  • 12 1/2 oz (375 g) spaghetti
  • 4 oz (125 g) finely chopped pancetta or 5 slices bacon
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) hot chili flakes
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 35 % cream
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) grated Canadian Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, cook pancetta with garlic and chili flakes over medium low heat about 5 min. Discard any fat.

Add cream; boil a couple of minutes until sauce thickens slightly. Stir in Parmesan. Toss sauce with drained pasta. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with additional grated Parmesan cheese.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 835 Calories
Protein: 25 g
Carbohydrate: 96 g
Fat: 39 g
Fibre: 6 g
Sodium: 409 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 21 % / 234 mg
Folate: 105 % / 232 mcg
Niacin: 50 % / 12 mcg
Iron: 35 % / 4.9 mg
Thiamin: 58 % / 0.8 mg