One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara

The Ultimate One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara | ASpicyPerspective.comRich silky One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara, a true one-pot recipe your family will go nuts over!

Creamy One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara |
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You never can have enough cozy pasta recipes, can you?

My family gets tired of plenty of other dinner items, but they never seem to tire of pasta. Especially classic dishes like Chicken Cacciatore, Spaghetti with Marinara, Fettuccini Alfredo, and good ol’ Spaghetti Carbonara.


However we all get tired of the kitchen clean up duty after dinner. That’s what makes this One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara recipe so great. Made with fresh parmesan cheese, bacon and garlic, One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara not only tastes like a dream, it’s a dream to clean up.

The Best One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara |

The key to any one-pot recipe is to have a really good pot to make it in. In this case, you can use a 6 quart stock pot. Yet an extra large saute pan with a lid is even better.

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To make our favorite One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara recipe, start by cooking bacon in the pot until red and crispy. Then remove the bacon and bring chicken broth and garlic to a boil. Placing the garlic in with the boiling pasta will give the pasta the best garlic flavor.

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While the pasta is boiling, whisk together eggs, cream, and parmesan cheese. The eggs give carbonara its ultra silky texture. Yet if they are not added properly they will scramble and create clumps in the pasta.

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So it’s important to pour the egg mixture into the pasta slowly, while you stir the pasta.

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Finally throw the bacon back in the pan, along with some fresh chopped parsley. That’s it!

Creamy irresistible One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara made in minutes in just one large pan.

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Doesn’t it look amazing?

I can assure you it tastes even better than it looks.

Perfect One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara |

What’s for dinner tonight? If the answer is One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara you are in for a treat!

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26 comments on “One Pot Spaghetti Carbonara

  1. Emily @ Life on Foodposted September 9, 2016 at 9:09 am Reply

    I am drooling over those bacon bits. Dinner tonight!

  2. cookbook queenposted September 9, 2016 at 9:24 am Reply

    (Pasta + Cheese + Bacon = My Heart ) The fact that you made this in one pot is incredible! I’m moving in :)

  3. Kevin @ Closet Cookingposted September 9, 2016 at 10:32 am Reply

    Love carbonara pasta!

  4. Heather Christoposted September 9, 2016 at 10:35 am Reply

    Perfect Comfort Food! I love the convenience of one pot!

  5. Barbara Persheposted September 9, 2016 at 5:34 pm Reply

    This looks very interesting. You don’t drain the pasta?? Won’t that make for a watery sauce? I’ve made this dish before, but I always drained the pasta.

    • Sommerposted September 9, 2016 at 10:20 pm Reply

      Hey Barbara,

      It has just enough water to cook the pasta. The little remaining water cooks into the sauce!

  6. Amberlynposted September 9, 2016 at 6:20 pm Reply

    Do u drain the bacon grease? 

    • Sommerposted September 9, 2016 at 10:21 pm Reply

      Nope, no need! :)

      • Elizabeth S O'Donnellposted July 5, 2017 at 11:31 am

        I made this and it was a TON of bacon grease. Can I drain it next time? That seems to me to be a huge issue with that much grease in the food. It tastes fine… but man, if my family saw that I am not not sure they would have eaten it. …. thoughts?

      • Sommerposted July 5, 2017 at 11:09 pm

        Hi Elizabeth! Hmmm… I’ve never had that happen. Is it possible you had an extra fatty batch of bacon? In the future, definitely feel free to drain off some of the grease.

    • Melissaposted November 6, 2016 at 11:59 am Reply

      I was going to ask the same question about the bacon grease

  7. Bev Cposted September 10, 2016 at 6:14 am Reply

    So delicious! Thanks for sharing. Will you tell us  about the great pan you pictured, please?

    • Sommerposted September 10, 2016 at 7:14 pm Reply

      Hi Bev,

      I used a Swiss Diamond XL Saute Pan. They are healthy nonstick pans that I love using for dishes like this, as well as eggs, pancakes, caramel sauce… Anything that usually sticks.

      Check them out on Amazon.

  8. Kateposted September 10, 2016 at 4:44 pm Reply

    Cream and pasta and cheese and bacon is my everything! How could you not love this recipe?!!

    Rating: 5
  9. ALeposted September 19, 2016 at 12:08 am Reply

    just because it’s late at night if you did not raise me to prepare rich think that until I get the smell mmmmmm !!!!

  10. Bobbiannposted December 31, 2016 at 5:09 pm Reply

    I made this tonight. It was delicious and everyone loved it, but while I was cooking it, I thought 5 cups of liquid sounded like too much so I used 4 cups and still had to pour some out before adding the egg mixture. 

    Rating: 4.5
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  13. tally tips and tricksposted January 10, 2017 at 2:38 am Reply

    This looks amazing.

  14. Charityposted January 19, 2017 at 8:19 pm Reply

    Made this and it was Ooooooooooh so good! Thank you!

    Rating: 5
  15. Maryposted January 23, 2017 at 12:03 pm Reply

    Could you do this in a stock pot?

  16. J. Flowersposted February 11, 2017 at 10:00 am Reply

    I just tried this recipe out and I owe you a big “thank you”. It was scrumptious and pretty darn easy to make. I will be having it again in the future!

    Rating: 5
    • Sommerposted February 22, 2017 at 9:44 am Reply

      YAY! I’m so glad you like it! :)

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