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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Italian


Carbonara or Pasta alla Carbonara is an Italian pasta dish that consists of eggs, cheese, bacon and black pepper.


  • 250 g fettuccini or spaghetti noodles
  • 6 pcs rasher bacon, roughly chopped
  • 250 g sliced button mushrooms
  • 250 ml cream
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • grated parmesan
  • olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cook pasta less 2 minutes according to packet instructions.
  2. In a pan add oil then fry bacon pieces until crispy. Remove everything from the pan including the oil, drain bacon then set aside.
  3. Add some bacon oil back to the pan then sauté garlic and onions, cook until onions are soft.
  4. Add mushrooms and stir fry for two minutes, adding bacon oil if needed.
  5. Turn heat on high then add cooked pasta, cream, white wine and bacon then bring it to a boil.
  6. Turn off heat then add beaten eggs, lots of grated parmesan and lots of freshly ground black pepper. Mix well and let the residual heat cook the beaten eggs.
  7. Serve immediately and top with grated parmesan cheese.