Pinoy Style Carbonara Pasta

Ingredients:

  • 500 g spaghetti pasta
  • 250 g bacon, chopped
  • 250 g ground beef
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • ¾ cup button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 & ½ cups heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 small yellow onion, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Procedure:

  1. First, cook the spaghetti pasta according to package instructions then set aside.
  2. Heat a cooking pot then sear the bacon.
  3. Continue to cook until the fat comes out and the bacon becomes crispy.
  4. Remove the bacon from the pot including half of the bacon fat. Set the bacon aside.
  5. Heat the remaining bacon fat in the pot.
  6. Add the ground beef and cook until it browns.
  7. Add the onion and garlic then stir and cook until the onion becomes tender.
  8. Pour the beef broth and let it boil.
  9. Continue to cook until the liquid evaporates completely.
  10. Add the mushrooms then stir.
  11. Slide- in the butter and then continue to cook until it melts.
  12. Pour 2 ¼ cups of heavy whipping cream then stir and let it boil.
  13. Set the heat to medium then add Parmesan cheese, salt and ground black pepper.
  14. In a bowl, beat the egg yolks and then add the remaining ¼ cup heavy whipping cream.
  15. Continue to beat until all the ingredients are well blended.
  16. Pour the egg yolk mixture on the pot.
  17. Continuously stir until the texture of the white sauce becomes thick.
  18. Arrange a serving of spaghetti in a bowl and pour-in some carbonara sauce. Mix well.
  19. Twirl the spaghetti carbonara using a fork and then transfer to a pasta bowl.
  20. Top with bacon and Parmesan cheese. Serve and enjoy!

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