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Carbonara

This is so delicious; served ice-cold is heavenly!

Ingredients

  • Pasta of your choice
  • 1/2 sweet onion, diced
  • 1/2 pound bacon
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Black pepper

Steps

  1. In a large skillet, take a 1/2 bacon and cook until crisp
  2. Remove bacon and drain and blot with a paper towel
    1. When cool, roughly chop
    2. Drain off all but 2 tablespoons of bacon fat, cook onion in it
  3. Beat eggs well with heavy cream and grated Parmesan
  4. Cook pasta
    1. Reserve 1 cup of cooking liquid
    2. Drain pasta
  5. Add pasta into pan with cooked onion, pour egg mixture over all and add 1/2 the cooked chopped bacon
    1. Toss well, the eggs will begin to set and you need to continue to stir the pasta until the sauce is thick
  6. Add some of the cooking water to thin back into sauce consistency
  7. Place in large serving bowl
    1. Grind plenty of black pepper over the top
    2. In center, sprinkle the remaining bacon
    3. Add more grated cheese and serve
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