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Tortiglioni alla Carbonara - An Italian Tradition

Course Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Keyword carbonara, pasta
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 744 kcal


  • 1 pound pasta 1 pound tortiglioni pasta
  • 1 yellow onion 1 small sliced in small pieces yellow onion
  • 2 tbsps unsalted butter 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 7 ounces bacon 6 to 8 ounces, cut into strips bacon
  • 0.5 cup white wine 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 eggs 2 egg(s)
  • 3 tbsps Parmiggiano Reggiano 3 tablespoons of Parmiggiano Reggiano
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  1. In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, cook the onions with the butter until the onions are translucent. Add the bacon and the wine. Lower the heat and let it cook for a couple of minutes. In a large serving bowl, beat the 2 eggs with salt (not too much) and the pepper. Add the Parmigiano and incorporate well.

  2. Meanwhile in a large pan, boil the water with salt. Cook the pasta al dente and drain. Immediately pour over the egg mixture and mix well. Add the bacon-onion-wine sauce and mix well. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
Tortiglioni alla Carbonara - An Italian Tradition
Amount Per Serving
Calories 744 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 369mg 15%
Potassium 442mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 88g 29%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 4g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 6.2%
Vitamin C 2.5%
Calcium 4.5%
Iron 12.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.