Make a quick, family-friendly meal with Gotham Bar and Grill chef Alfred Portale's take on classic spaghetti carbonara.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil; add pasta and cook for 8 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, place bacon in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. Add onion and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper; cook, stirring until onion softens, 2 to 3 minutes.

  • While onion is cooking, heat 1 tablespoon butter in a small skillet. Carefully crack eggs into skillet and cook until whites are just set. Remove from heat and keep warm.

  • Add garlic to skillet with bacon and onion and stir to combine. Add 1/4 cup pasta cooking liquid to skillet; drain pasta and add to skillet. Add remaining 3 tablespoons butter and reduce heat to low. Add cheese and toss until melted and sauce is well combined.

  • Divide pasta evenly between two serving bowls; top with fried egg and season with pepper. Serve immediately.

Reviews (3)

21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
08/01/2018
I loved this recipe and added fresh corn cut off the cob and cooked it with the onion.
Rating: Unrated
08/31/2012
This is fast, easy and delicious meal, I do not wait until late night!
Rating: 5 stars
04/25/2012
This was very easy and yummy ! I left the egg off . I will make this again..
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