Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Serve : 2 to 3 pax


200 gms  Pasta (I use penne, you can use spaghetti)
1/2           yellow onion (finely chopped)
2              egg Yolks
50 gms   button mushroom (optional - bite size)
100 gms bacon rashes (bite size)
200 ml   Cream
40 gms  Parmesan Cheese (grated)
Salt & pepper to taste


1. Boil pasta in heavily salted water for about 7 to 8 mins (refer to   
2. Fry bacon until golden brown.
3. Add onion and fry still soft.
4. When pasta is done, drain pasta but keep 1 cup of pasta water.
5. Add pasta in pan.
6. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks and cream together.
7. Add grated parmesan and beat until well combined.
Cream, egg yolk and parmesan cheese mixture
8. Make sure pan is at low heat. Add cream mixture into pan and stir 
9. Remove pan from heat. If sticky, add in reserved pasta water and mix 
10. Add pepper but taste pasta if it is salty. If not, add salt.
11. Serve hot with a little grated cheese on top.

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