Bacon Carbonara on Spiral Pasta

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  • 300g spiral pasta
  • 400g Bacon, chopped
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken stock or 1 chicken cube + 1 cup water
  • 3 tbsp grated cheese
  • 2 cups all-purpose cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg


  1. Cook the pasta according to package direction.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. Pan fry bacon in non-stick pan with 1 tbsp cooking oil until brown and lightly toasted. Remove bacon from pan. Set aside.
  4. Using the same pan and remaining bacon fat, add in butter, garlic, and onions. Cook until onion becomes translucent and fragrant.
  5. Add all-purpose flour and cook for a minute.
  6. Pour in stock little by little while mixing continuously to prevent lumps from forming.
  7. Bring to a boil then pour in all purpose cream. Mix Well.
  8. Add half of the cooked bacon.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
  11. Toss in or pour over cooked pasta.
  12. Top with crumbled bacon and grated cheese before serving.