Fettuccini Carbonara Recipe

Fettuccini Carbonara Recipe


Fettuccini Carbonara

Classic pasta dish.  Easy to make with less than 10 ingredients.  Yum.  Make this a meal with a salad or serve it as a side.  Everyone in our family loves it! | www.lakesidetable.com

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Calories 339 kcal


  • 8 ounces fettuccini pasta
  • 2 shallot minced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 6 strips bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated


  1. Over medium low heat, add the bacon and cook until done but flexible.  Sauté shallots and garlic until soft.  

  2. Turn off heat.  Add cream, parmesan cheese, and egg yolks to the shallots and bacon.  Mix well.

  3. Boil pasta until al dente.  If you're using frozen fresh pasta about 6 minutes.  If it's not frozen, 4 minutes. 

  4. Lift pasta out of pot and put into cream mixture.  If a little of the pasta water gets into the sauce, that's ok.  The starch in the water with help thicken it up.  Stir well and serve.

  5. Drizzle with olive oil.  Top with parsley and parmesan.  Add salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Notes

With Pasta

Nutrition Facts

Serves 6
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.2g34%
 Saturated Fat 9.5g 
 Trans Fat 0.3g 
Cholesterol 192.1mg64%
Sodium 227.4mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 22.7g8%
 Dietary Fiber 0.1g0%
 Sugars 1.2g 
Protein 11.5g23%
Vitamin A 138.2µg9%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1.9mg11%
Zinc 1.2mg8%



With Zucchini Zoodles

Nutrition Facts

Serves 6
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.8g30%
 Saturated Fat 8.8g 
 Trans Fat 0.3g 
Cholesterol 102.4mg34%
Sodium 194mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 1.9g1%
 Dietary Fiber 0.1g1%
 Sugars 1.2g 
Protein 5.2g10%
Vitamin A 106.9µg7%
Vitamin C 1.5mg2%
Calcium 24.5mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
Zinc 0.5mg4%