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Lactose-Free Carbonara

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Lactose-Free Carbonara

15 minutes total

Craving the classic Italian flavors of a creamy carbonara, but have a sensitivity to lactose? No problem! Our lactose-free carbonara pasta recipe is the perfect solution to your culinary conundrum. Made with only the finest lactose-free ingredients, this recipe is both lactose free and delicious. You won't even miss the lactose with every bite of the creamy and savory pasta dish. So why not indulge in a satisfying and lactose-free meal today? Follow our simple recipe and discover the magic of our alternative carbonara!



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Serves 4

1 box Barilla® Spaghetti No.5
150g Bacon (cubes or sticks)
4 Egg Yolks
100g Lactose Free Pecorino or other aged sheep milk cheese (naturally lactose-free)
To taste Black Pepper
To taste Salt


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs


Step 1

In a mixing bowl, beat egg yolks with a pinch of salt and all the grated, naturally lactose-free cheese.

  • Egg Yolks
  • salt
  • lactose-free cheese

Step 2

Cook bacon cubes or sticks in a large skillet over medium heat. Go on until the fat has melted. Last but not least, fry it lightly.

  • Bacon

Step 3

Cook spaghetti perfectly "al dente" in boiling salted water. Then drain them, and remember to set aside a little bit of cooking water.

  • Spaghetti

Step 4

Pour pasta into the skillet together with the bacon and mix with care.

Step 5

Turn off the heat, add the egg mixture and the cooking water you previously set aside. Stir everything for just about 30 seconds.

Step 6

Gather your guests, serve and enjoy this lactose-free pasta carbonara all together!

Passive cooking

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Spaghetti No. 5

Cooking for someone can be a true sign of love, for this reason Barilla offers you more than 35 shapes of pasta to say “I love you”, “I miss you” or “Sorry”. Italians know the familiar Blue Box means quality, perfectly al dente pasta every time. That's why Barilla has been an Italian favorite for over 145 years.

  • Pack size 500 g