Skint Dad's Spaghetti Carbonara

    15 minutes

    This spaghetti carbonara recipe is such an easy and simple meal to cook when we are in a hurry during the week.

    10 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 500g spaghetti
    • 250g gammon steaks, cut into small bits
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 2 eggs, beaten
    • 4 tablespoons milk
    • 100g grated cheddar cheese
    • salt and pepper, to taste

    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. Cook the spaghetti in boiling water for 10 minutes.
    2. While cooking, dice the gammon and heat in a large saucepan with the oil.
    3. Once the spaghetti is cooked, drain it then add it to the saucepan with the gammon.
    4. Take off the heat and stir in the eggs, milk, cheese, salt and pepper. Serve straightaway.

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    Spot on! I used smoked bacon as i am not a fan of gammon.  -  07 Aug 2016  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Really easy and tasty! I added a chopped spring onion and used smoked gammon. Beautiful!  -  06 Apr 2015  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Used left over boiled ham joint. Worked really well and was easy and quick.  -  20 Dec 2016  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)