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Breakfast Pasta Carbonara Recipe

The best breakfast Pasta Carbonara recipe is a fresh take on brunch. It's an irresistible combination of pancetta, eggs and cream tossed alla spaghetti!

Course Brunch
Cuisine Italian
Keyword breakfast pasta, pasta all carbonara, pasta carbonara, pasta carbonara recipe, spaghetti alla carbonara
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 1257 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1 lb pasta
  • 1 pkg pancetta chopped
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 c heavy cream
  • 1/4 c butter
  • 1/3 lb pecorino romano
  • pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Preheat oven to 200 degrees (or lowest setting) and place a large empty bowl in it for future tossing.

  2. Meanwhile in a saucepan on medium heat, cook the pancetta and garlic. Set aside.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk eggs and cream. Set aside.

  4. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and add to the warm bowl with butter. Toss well.

  5. GRADUALLY stir in egg and cream mixture. Toss in pancetta and pecorino, reserving a little to garnish. Pepper to taste.

Recipe Notes

Use 1 lb thick-cut bacon, chopped, if you are unable to find pancetta.

Nutrition Facts
Breakfast Pasta Carbonara Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1257 Calories from Fat 702
% Daily Value*
Fat 78g120%
Saturated Fat 34g170%
Cholesterol 329mg110%
Sodium 1381mg58%
Potassium 582mg17%
Carbohydrates 88g29%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 47g94%
Vitamin A 1010IU20%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 469mg47%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.