SPAM® Carbonara

4.9 from 18 reviews


  • 500g, spaghetti, cooked according to package direction
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 can SPAM®, cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion,chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • chicken cube
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose cream
  • a pinch of nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cheese, grated
  • parsley flakes for garnish


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick skillet, and fry SPAM® cubes for 3 minutes or until cooked.Set aside.
  2. In the same pan, add the butter and sauté garlic and onion until translucent.
  3. Add all purpose flour and chicken bouillon cubes and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Pour in water and stir (or whisk) until it’s free of lumps. Add the all-purpose cream and stir on low-heat.
  5. Add the mushroom and 3/4 of the SPAM®. Simmer for 3 minutes. IF it becomes too thick, you can add more water or milk to think it out.
  6. Add a pinch of nutmeg
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Add Spaghetti. Mix well. Make sure pasta is well-coated with sauce.
  9. Transfer to serving plate, top with the SPAM® you set aside, grated cheese, and chopped parsley.
  10. Serve and enjoy.