Spaghetti carbonara on a plate

Carbonara recipes

16 Recipes

Treat yourself to one of our comforting, creamy carbonara dishes. Take your pick from classic spaghetti carbonara, veggie versions and other tasty twists. 

Ultimate spaghetti carbonara recipe


(429 ratings)

Discover how to make superb spaghetti carbonara. This cheesy pasta dish is an Italian favourite and with the right technique, you can make it perfect every time
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Next level spaghetti carbonara


(24 ratings)

Make the ultimate spaghetti carbonara with a creamy hollandaise-style sauce and crisp pancetta or guanciale. You can also mix in an egg yolk at the end
  • 25 mins
  • More effort

Roasted cauliflower & hazelnut carbonara


(47 ratings)

Stir roasted cauliflower, hazelnuts, eggs, double cream and thyme into penne pasta for a vegetarian version of the classic carbonara
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Carbonara with chicken


(29 ratings)

Serve this pasta crowd-pleaser with a fresh green salad for a hearty dinner. Our indulgent chicken carbonara uses eggs and butter to create a rich sauce
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Two-step carbonara


(37 ratings)

The classic quick, creamy sauce - but made without cream
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Smoked salmon carbonara


(38 ratings)

If you've got leftover smoked salmon trimmings, use them up in this creamy, indulgent pasta dish
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Sausage & broccoli carbonara


(37 ratings)

A spin on the Italian classic using sausage meatballs, spaghetti and greens - on the table in half an hour
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Healthier veggie carbonara


(14 ratings)

Enjoy this healthier veggie carbonara with mushrooms and courgettes for an easy family meal. It takes just 30 minutes, so is ideal on busy weeknights
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crispy bacon & sausage carbonara


(22 ratings)

Eggs, bacon and sausage - not a breakfast plate, but a delicious budget pasta dish with creamy sauce and parsley
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Sprout & chorizo carbonara


(8 ratings)

Pan fry cubed chorizo and Brussels sprouts, then toss with egg yolks, spaghetti and Parmesan for an indulgently creamy weeknight dinner
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Carbonara cabbage


(9 ratings)

Give your side dish an Italian twist by mixing tender Savoy with smoked bacon, garlic, cream and Parmesan
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Creamy courgette & bacon pasta


(264 ratings)

A quick and creamy carbonara-style tagliatelle that showcases delicious courgettes contrasted with cream and pancetta
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Swede & pancetta spaghetti


(3 ratings)

Try this budget-friendly twist on the classic carbonara with seasonal swede, pancetta and plenty of parmesan. Need a comforting simple supper? This is it
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
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