Easy spaghetti carbonara

Watch our video guide to making an easy, five-ingredient spaghetti carbonara that's still super-creamy. Finish it off with pancetta and parmesan.

Barney Desmazery makes a a simple version of the classic carbonara recipe. If you’re vegetarian, you can replace the bacon with peas, chopped green beans or runner beans. Bon appétit!


Try our two-step carbonara recipe or discover more ways with spaghetti.


These videos are part of a home kitchen series run by BBC Good Food, encouraging the nation to stay safe and get cooking.