Classic Spaghetti Alla Carbonara Recipe

Adapted from Singing Chef Pasquale Cookery Show on PBS Canada.


MethodMain Ingredient


 Olive oil2 Ounce
 Onion1 , sliced
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Cooked pork2 Ounce, chopped
 Capocollo2 Ounce, chopped
 Bacon/Pancetta2 Ounce, chopped
 Sweet red pepper1 , chopped
 Red wine4 Ounce
 Beef stock4 Ounce
 Tomatoes2 , peeled and chopped
 Tomato paste2 Tablespoon
 Basil1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Pinch
 Ziti1 Pound, cooked and drained
 Parmesan cheese4 Ounce, grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3042 Calories from Fat 1071

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 124 g190.4%

Saturated Fat 33.7 g168.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 171.9 mg

Sodium 4131.9 mg172.2%

Total Carbohydrates 372 g123.9%

Dietary Fiber 49.4 g197.7%

Sugars 57.4 g

Protein 135 g270.4%

Vitamin A 149.7% Vitamin C 354.5%

Calcium 148.9% Iron 69.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat the oil in a large frying pan and cook the onion, garlic and meat for 5 minutes.
Add the next 8 ingredients and simmer for 15 minutes.
Toss the cooked pasta with the sauce and serve with grated cheese on top.