Carbonara: the original recipe and 10 variations

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Pasta alla carbonara is a traditional recipe of your city and in particular of your city. Usually to prepare the pasta carbonara spaghetti are used, even if the pasta shape can vary, from bucatini to penne.

It seems that this recipe was unknown in your city before the Second World War. In any case, it is a much loved dish that you can adapt to your needs or food choices by varying some ingredients.


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Carbonara, the original recipe

La original recipe of carbonara pasta plans to season spaghetti with bacon, pecorino la tua cittàno, pepper and eggs. Starting from the original recipe of carbonara pasta you can prepare many versions of this dish according to your tastes and your dietary needs. Here the recipe.

Vegetarian carbonara

In vegetarian carbonara you will have to replace the bacon with an ingredient of your choice, for example with seitan, or with natural or smoked tofu, or with diced zucchini or aubergines.

Read also: CARBONARA PASTA RECIPE: ALL VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN VARIATIONS

Vegan carbonara

There are really numerous variations to prepare vegan carbonara. In fact, for example, you can prepare a sauce based on vegetable cream to be flavored with turmeric or saffron, to which you can add diced vegetables or tofu or seitan.

Read also: CARBONARA: 10 VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN RECIPES

Carbonara veg con i topinambur

If you want to prepare the carbonara in a vegetarian or vegan version, you can always think of enriching it with an extra touch of originality, for example by adding Jerusalem artichokes, as in our veg carbonara recipe.



Read also: PASTA ALLA NATUROMANIA, OR MY VERSION OF CARBONARA VEG!

Carbonara with courgettes

Carbonara with zucchini is one of the best known and most appreciated variations of this dish as it can be easily prepared at a minimum cost and with garden products during the summer. Here the recipe.

Read also: ZUCCHINI: 10 VEG IDEAS AND RECIPES TO ENJOY THEM AT THE BEST

: Saffron Yellow

Carbonara with eggplant

Among the easy recipes to prepare a variant of carbonara pasta here is a vegetarian version of this recipe: the carbonara with eggplant, perfect for the summer season. Here all the instructions.

: Easy dishes

Carbonara with peppers

If you want to prepare a variant of carbonara pasta with seasonal vegetables, in addition to courgettes and aubergines, you can choose peppers. Here is the recipe to follow.


: The frugal life

Carbonara al seitan

Il seitan it can replace the bacon to prepare the carbonara in a vegetarian or vegan version or simply for those who want a lighter dish than usual. Here is the recipe for carbonara al seitan.

Read also: 10 RECIPES WITH SEITAN

: The greedy healthy eating


Carbonara al tofu

If you don't like the tofu natural, to prepare the carbonara in a vegetarian or vegan version you can choose smoked tofu, or flavor the classic tofu with smoked paprika. Here the recipe.

Read also: 10 RECIPES TO MAKE TOFU MORE TASTY

: The taste

Pumpkin carbonara

If in the summer the vegetarian carbonara with courgettes is popular, in the autumn you can choose a seasonal ingredient and prepare the pumpkin carbonara, also in a gluten-free version. Just pay attention to the choice of pasta. Here the recipe.

: The grain of corn

Vegetarian Carbonara with Thermomix

With the food processor it will be even easier to prepare yours carbonara in a vegetarian version, to be enriched with carrots and courgettes or with other seasonal vegetables. Here the recipe.

: Supermamy

Do you know other recipes and variations to prepare pasta alla bacon and egg?

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