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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. 

469 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
27 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
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48 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
39 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
67 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Master this hearty pasta dish and you’ll never be stuck for a quick supper

25 mins
Easy
38 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

The classic quick, creamy sauce - but made without cream

15 mins
Easy
40 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Italian comfort food without the calories, this recipe is rich and creamy, yet just one third of the fat

35 mins
Easy
39 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
16 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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
24 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
11 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A creamy pancetta, broad bean and egg sauce makes an ideal accompaniment to ribbon pasta

30 mins
Easy
270 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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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