Indulge in the creamy delight of bacon carbonara pasta

Satisfy your cravings with the rich and comforting flavours of bacon carbonara - a classic Italian dish that always hits the spot.

Bacon Carbonara is a timeless favourite that combines al dente spaghetti with a luscious sauce made mushrooms and crispy bacon.

The dish originates from Rome, where it was traditionally served to charcoal workers (“carbonari”) as a hearty and filling meal. Today, it has become a beloved comfort food enjoyed around the world.

Get dinner on the table in a matter of minutes with a simple bacon carbonara pasta recipe that the whole family will love.

Recipe compliments of Royco®.

Cooking time: 10 mins | Preparation time: 15 mins | Serves: 5


  •  1 packet Royco® Bacon Carbonara Pasta Sauce
  •  1 Tbls margarine
  •  250 g bacon chopped
  •  250 g mushrooms sliced
  •  100 g peas cooked
  •  1 cup cream
  •  2-3 ml black pepper for seasoning
  •  500 g spaghetti cooked
  •  40 g parmesan grated

Vegetarian option: Simply leave out the bacon, and add an additional 250g of exotic mushrooms.

Family Friendly: If your kids will be picking out the peas, replace the peas with hidden grated baby marrow.


  1. Prepare Royco® Pasta Sauce and spaghetti as per directions on pack.
  2. Heat margarine & fry bacon & mushrooms.
  3. Add peas, prepared sauce, cream & pepper, simmer for 1 minute.
  4. Serve with spaghetti, freshly grated Parmesan cheese, a green salad & crusty Italian bread.
  5. Ham can be used instead of bacon, but only add once mushrooms are cooked.

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