- Crispy bacon and fresh parsley - Tender pasta in a creamy Parmesan egg sauce - Minutes to make and perfect for Valentine's Day
- Eggs - Parmesan - Bacon - Garlic - Spaghetti - Parsley
In a medium bowl, whisk egg yolks, egg, and Parmesan together until smooth. Set aside.
In a Dutch oven or large skillet, cook diced bacon over medium heat until crispy, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and cook 1 additional minute.
Cook pasta in salted boiling water until nearly al dente. Reserve 1-1/2 cups pasta cooking water and drain pasta.
Add pasta and 1/2 cup pasta water to pot. Cook over medium heat 2-3 minutes until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and allow to cool 2 minutes.
Whisk 1/4 cup pasta water into egg yolks until smooth. Fold egg sauce into hot pasta mixture, stirring until a creamy sauce forms, drizzling in additional pasta water if needed.
Stir parsley into pasta and season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish carbonara with additional Parmesan and serve immediately. Enjoy!