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                              CARBONARA SAUCE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sauces                           Ethnic
                 Italian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       tb           Butter
    8       sl           Bacon -- cut in 1/4 strips
    2                    Eggs
    2                    Egg yolks
    1       t            Red pepper flakes
    1       c            Parmesan cheese
      1/2   c            Heavy cream
    1       t            Salt
                         Black pepper
    1       lb           Spaghetti
    8       qt           -water
 
   Cream soft butter.  Another bowl, beat eggs & yolks
   and whisk until blended, add 1/2 c cheese.
   Heat large casserole dish in 200 deg. oven.  Bring
   water & salt to boil in large pot.   Meanwhile, fry
   bacon in skillet over med heat until crisp. Pour off
   half of fat and stir in red pepper flakes and cream.
   Bring cream mixture to simmer and keep warm until
   spaghetti is done.
   Transfer cooked spaghetti to heated serving bowl and
   stir in creamed butter. Coat well.  Stir in hot bacon
   & cream mixture and finally the beaten eggs and
   cheese.  The heat of the pasta will cook the raw eggs.
   Taste and season with salt and pepper.  Serve with
   remaining grated cheese.
  
 
 
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