Carbonara without Heavy Cream

Carbonara without Heavy Cream

You can enjoy this rich and tasty carbonara with a few ingredients you have in the fridge The secret item is a soft poached egg.

Ingredients: 1 serving

Hot spring egg - soft poached egg
1 piece
Grated garlic
1/2 clove
Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon or more
1 tablespoon
Salt and pepper
to taste
Bacon (or Sausage)
as needed
Mushroom or Vegetables
as much as you like


1. Prepare the soft poached egg. You can refer to this (Recipe ID: 1885976).
2. Put all the ingredients as well as the poached egg into a deep dish for pasta. You don't have to melt the butter. For the salt, go light to adjust later to taste.
3. Cook the pasta in salted boiling water as the instructions on the package. Remove from heat to drain.
4. While the pasta is cooking at Step 3, sauté the bacon. Add mushroom or vegetables if you wish.
5. Toss the piping pasta in the the reserved sauce and sprinkle salt to taste. Serve immediately garnished with the bacon and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this recipe when I was lazy to to make lunch for one!