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Bucatini Carbonara

Quick and easy delicious dinner
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Main, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: extruded pasta, extruded pasta dough recipe, pasta carbonara, recipes with bucatini
Servings: 4
Calories: 829kcal


  • 6 slices bacon cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbs bacon drippings
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
  • 12 oz bucatini cooked per package directions
  • 1/2 cup pasta water
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Pasta Dough (if making your own)

  • 200 g semolina pasta flour
  • 50 g all-purpose flour
  • 90 g water


  • Sauté garlic in the reserved bacon drippings; set aside.
  • Drain masta but reserve 1/2 cup of the water. Place the hot pasta in a large bowl. Add the beaten eggs and toss to coat.
  • Mix in the reserved pasta water, grated cheese, bacon, garlic with bacon drippings and chopped parsley. Add salt & pepper if required.
  • Serve immediately.


If making your own pasta, my recipe will yield approximately 12 oz
Bacon called for is streaky bacon.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 829kcal | Carbohydrates: 112g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 490mg | Potassium: 442mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 5mg