Looking for a delicious Valentines Day recipe on this Valentines Day, following is the carbonara recipe for you.



1 1/2 to 1 3/4 pounds boneless pork butt (or join end cut in 1/2 inch cubes, including fat)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp fennel seed (optional)
4 tblsp butter or margarine
12 ounces spaghetti
Boiling water
5 eggs, well beaten
2 cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup finely chopped parsley
Pepper and salt


How to make carbonara:
  • Mix pork with the 1/2 tsp salt and fennel seed.
  • Cook in a wide frying pan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until juices have evaporated and meat is well browned (about 20 minutes.)
  • Add butter in the pan heat until melted, keep hot.
  • While the meat cooks, add the spaghetti to boiling water and cook until tender, following package directions.
  • Have ready the beaten eggs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, pepper and salt.
  • Drain spaghetti and add at once to the hot meat sauce.
  • Mix well.
  • Pour in the eggs and blend, lifting and stirring the paste.
  • Sprinkle with half the cheese and the parsley and mix well again.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cheese and a little pepper.