A flavorful, creamy Italian pasta made with pancetta! Perfect for a weekday family dinner or a dinner party!
Servings: 5 people
- 1 1/2 lbs pancetta cut ino 1/2" cubes
- 1 tbsp olive oil extra pepper to ganrish the pasta
- 1/2 tbsp black pepper
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 4 egg yolks
- 2 whole eggs
- 3 tbsp salt use for boiling water and pasta
- 1 cup grated parmesan
- 1 lbs thick spaghetti or bucatini pasta
Cut pancetta into thick cubes.
Brown the pancetta in a skillet with olive oil and pepper until brown, almost crispy, on all sides. Let it sit while you make the rest.
In a bowl combine eggs and cream and whisk until combined.
Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling water and salt until al dente.
Quickly drain the pasta and put it back in the large hot pot.
Pour the egg and cream mixture into the hot pasta and stir.
Add in the parmesan cheese.
Add in the pancetta and any bacon grease from the pan and stir it all together.
Top with freshly ground pepper and shaved parmesan.
You can use spaghetti, bucatini or linguine for this pasta.
Cut the round pancetta into 1/2" cubes. You can also have the butcher do this for you at the grocery store to make it even easier.
Calories: 765kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 72g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Cholesterol: 150mg | Sodium: 5403mg | Potassium: 320mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Calcium: 249mg | Iron: 1mg