The egg yolks give the sauce it’s velvety texture and rich taste, but don’t worry, the yolks cook from the heat of the pasta and bacon, so it’s 100% safe to eat. Mix all together and bring to boil. Mix cream, eggs and S&P together. I honestly didn't think it was going to come out as good as it did was pleasantly surprised. Add parmesan and stir until melted. This was a great base recipe for carbonara! The carbonara sauce has the texture of a creamy Parmesan-y, silky rich sauce without having that heavy feel of cream sauces after you eat it. DIRECTIONS. Whisk ¼ cup pasta cooking liquid into reserved egg mixture, then very slowly stream into Dutch oven, stirring constantly, until cheese is melted and egg is thickened to form a glossy In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook spaghetti according to package directions until al dente. All I did different was use Oscar Meyer Turkey bacon ( it's the best) because I can't eat pork added 2 cups peas to the sauce and used 1/2 cup dry white white instead of water. Sauté onion, garlic and prosciutto. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs and Parmesan until combined. The word carbonara comes from the Latin carbo, or charcoal, though how the word came to be associated with a creamy, eggy pasta recipe is somewhat of a mystery.It may be related to carbonata (salt pork cooked over charcoal), or it may be named after a restaurant in Rome; the Roman restaurant Carbonara claims to have invented the dish in 1944 in response to an influx of bacon-and … Drain, reserving 1 cup pasta water.