Pasta: Carbonara Sauce

posted by Lisa UK 04-16-100 2:20 AM

Carbonara Sauce

4 tbl. Unsalted butter
4 oz. Sliced pancetta or 6 slices bacon cut into 1/4" pieces
3 clove Garlic, finely chopped
5 Egg yolks
2 cups Heavy cream
1 cup Grated Parmesan cheese
Freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup Chopped parsley
1 lb. Pasta (more or less according to your tastes)

In a large skillet, melt the butter over moderate heat. Add the pancetta or bacon and saute until crisp, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain off all but a thin film of fat. Add the garlic and saute about 1 minute more.

In a bowl, beat the egg yolks, cream, and 1/2 cup of the Parmesan. Add cooked, drained pasta to the skillet and pour in the cream mixture.

Toss over low heat until the sauce thickens and coats the pasta, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve immediately, sprinkled generously with remaining Parmesan cheese, black pepper and parsley

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