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Spicy Spaghetti Carbonara (1 of 6)

Spicy Spaghetti Carbonara

Spicy Spaghetti Carbonara(1 of 6)


The traditional flavors of spaghetti carbonara have been twisted a little to make them more spicy and delicious for an amazing dinner for two. Enjoy mouthwatering food and great company with this interesting recipe.


  • Spaghetti, ½ lb
  • Pancetta (finely chopped), 2 oz.
  • Onion (chopped), ¼ cup
  • Garlic (minced), 1 clove
  • Dry white wine, 2 tbsp
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Whipping cream, 2 tbsp
  • Ground black pepper, ¼ tsp
  • Parmesan cheese (shredded), 1/3 cup
  • Crushed red pepper, ¼ tsp
  • Frozen peas (thawed), ½ cup
  • Salt, to taste
  • Roasted red sweet pepper (bottled, chopped), 2 tbsp


  1. Follow the package directions to prepare pasta. Drain, reserving ¼ cup pasta water. Keep pasta in pan to keep it warm.
  2. Place a skillet over med-high heat. Add pancetta and cook.
  3. Stir frequently and remove using a slotted spoon when cooked. Place on a paper-towel-lined plate.
  4. Add garlic and onion to the remaining drippings in the skillet. Cook for 4 minutes until fragrant and tender.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in wine.
  6. Bring back to heat, mix and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes until wine evaporates.
  7. Combine whipping cream and egg yolk in a bowl. Stir in black pepper, cheese, and crushed red pepper.
  8. Add reserved pasta water and spaghetti in the onion mixture. Toss to combine well.
  9. Remove from heat and stir in the egg-cream mixture, roasted pepper, peas, and reserved pancetta.
  10. Toss to coat and serve immediately!
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