Wild garlic and lemon carbonara


With fresh herbs and spiced bacon, this pasta is the favorite of the season.

Wild garlic and lemon carbonara

Posted by recipes.cafe


With fresh herbs and spiced bacon, this pasta is the favorite of the season.

  • Completed in: 25 minutes
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Per serving: Energy: 1005 kcal, carbohydrates: 92 g, Protein: 37 g, Fat: 51 g

Ingredients (for 6 servings)

  • Wild garlic (50 g) - 3 bunches
  • 3 Organic lemons
  • 360g Smoked bacon (mixed (in 1/2 cm thick slices))
  • 750 g Pasta (long (e.g. Bavette))
  • salt
  • oil
  • 360ml of Whipped cream
  • 6 Eggs (class M)
  • 75g Parmesan (freshly grated)
  • pepper (black)


  1. Wash wild garlic and spin dry. 
  2. Cut the leaves across into finger-width strips up to the base of the stalk. 
  3. Wash the lemon with hot water and, best of all, peel off the peel in short strips with a zest zipper. 
  4. Squeeze out 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. 
  5. Cut the bacon crosswise into 1⁄2 cm thick strips.
  6. Cook the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water according to the instructions on the packet.
  7. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a coated pan. 
  8. Fry the bacon in it over medium heat for 5 minutes. 
  9. Stir in the lemon peel and wild garlic and remove the pan from the hob.
  10. Whisk the cream, eggs, and parmesan together. 
  11. Drain the pasta, let it drain briefly, and return it to the hot pot. 
  12. Carefully stir in the cheese cream. 
  13. Mix in the lemon juice while stirring. 
  14. Add bacon and wild garlic mixture and sprinkle with coarse pepper.


If you don't have a zest, peel the lemon peel thinly with a peeler and cut it into short strips.

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