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Creamy Thermomix Carbonara Recipe

This creamy Bacon Thermomix Carbonara recipe can be ready to enjoy in less than 45 minutes and will be a hit with your family.
Course Dinners
Cuisine Australian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 33 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 963kcal

Equipment

  • Thermomix
  • ThermoServer

Ingredients

  • 120 grams parmesan cheese cut into 2 - 3cm pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1 brown onion peeled and cut in half
  • 200 grams bacon diced
  • 60 grams butter
  • 300 ml thickened cream
  • salt and pepper pinch of each, to taste

Pasta

  • 1200 grams water
  • ½ tsp salt optional
  • 270 grams pasta spaghetti or fettuccine

Instructions

  • Place the parmesan cheese into your Thermomix bowl and mix for 10 seconds, Speed 9 to grate. Transfer to a bowl and set aside until needed.
  • Without washing the bowl, add the garlic cloves and onion and mix for 5 seconds, Speed 7.
  • Scrape down the sides of the Thermomix bowl and add the bacon pieces and butter. Cook for 5 minutes, 100 degrees, Speed 2 - measuring cup off.
  • Scrape down the sides of the Thermomix bowl and add the cream and pinch of salt and pepper. Cook for 20 minutes, 110 degrees, REVERSE, Speed 2 - also with the measuring cup off. Please use a splatter guard (TM6) or basket insert (TM5/TM31) on top of your bowl to prevent any splatters.
  • Add 60 grams of parmesan cheese and stir through the sauce. Transfer to a Thermoserver to keep warm.
  • In a clean mixing bowl, add 1200 grams of water and the salt. Cook for 10 minutes, Varoma temperature, Speed 2 - measuring cup on.
  • Carefully remove the measuring cup and add the pasta through the hole in the lid. Cook for 9 minutes, Varoma temperature, REVERSE, Speed 2, or until the pasta has just cooked.
  • Drain the water from the pasta and add the pasta to your ThermoServer and use a pair of tongs to mix through with the sauce. Serve with the remaining parmesan cheese sprinkled over the top.

Notes

  • You can use thickened or pouring cream for this recipe.
  • The time it takes to cook the pasta may vary between brands/types.
  • You can also use a short pasta for this recipe, the cooking time will vary.
  • If you prefer, you can cook the pasta on the stove while the sauce is cooking in your Thermomix. 

Nutrition

Calories: 963kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 98g | Saturated Fat: 49g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 203mg | Sodium: 1352mg | Potassium: 360mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2005IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 436mg | Iron: 1mg