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 Spaghetti Carbonara

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Total time: 25 minutes
    The eggs are cooked by the hot pasta and water to form a creamy sauce without the cream.  The classic Italian dish uses pancetta, but regular bacon or Prosciutto will work equally well.

Spaghetti Carbonara Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Note: if pancetta is brown before pasta is ready, remove from heat, but make certain to have pancetta and pan hot again before draining pasta. 

Note 2: The addition of the hot water to the eggs is to 'temper' them, so they become a creamy sauce rather than scrambled eggs. If you heat in the skillet too long, however, they will still end up like scrambled eggs.