Recipe Category: Main Courses
Last minute sumptuous spaghetti with egg , bacon and Parmesan.
|Preparation Time:||10 minutes|
|Cooking time:||15 minutes|
- 125g Parmesan
- 500g spaghetti or fettucine pasta
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 200g pancetta or streaky bacon, sliced
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 cup cream
- 1 tablespoon chopped continental parsley
- freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Finely grate Parmesan. Cook spaghetti in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Meanwhile, heat oil in a frypan and sauté pancetta until crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Combine half the parmesan with the eggs and cream and lightly beat with a fork. When cooked, drain pasta, reserving 1 cup of cooking liquid. Quickly toss hot pasta with egg mixture, stirring until just set and adding a little cooking liquid if needed. Stir in pancetta and parsley, spoon into bowls and serve sprinkled with pepper and remaining Parmesan.