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Halal Carbonara

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Halal Carbonara

15 minutes total

Looking for a Halal twist on a classic Italian dish? Our Halal carbonara recipe is the perfect solution! With the traditional flavors of Italy and the Halal twist, our recipe is both alternative and authentic. You won't have to compromise on taste or texture, as our Halal carbonara preserves the original creaminess of the dish. Indulge in a taste of Italy like never before and savor every bite of our Halal carbonara. So why wait? Follow our recipe and discover the perfect combination of tradition and flavor today!



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Serves 4

320g (11,3 oz) Barilla® Spaghetti No. 5
200 g Canned Chickpeas (pre-cooked)
4 Egg yolks
100 g Halal Pecorino or aged sheep cheese, grated
5 ml Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
10 g Smoked Paprika powder
To taste Salt
To taste Black pepper


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions.


Step 1

Here are six easy steps to cook a delicious and Halal carbonara pasta:

Step 2

Wash and dry the chickpeas. Carefully roast in a pre-heated oven at 200° C for about 20 minutes, until they become crunchy and toasted.

  • Chickpeas

Step 3

Cook the Spaghetti in boiling salted water until "al dente". Reserve for later just about a little of the cooking water.

  • Spaghetti

Step 4

In a bowl, beat the egg yolks with the grated Pecorino cheese. Whisk everything with a little bit of cooking water, until you get a smooth and silky consistency.

  • Egg Yolks
  • Pecorino

Step 5

In another bowl, mix the toasted chickpeas with extra virgin olive oil. Add smoked paprika powder, salt, and pepper to taste.

  • Paprika
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Step 6

Toss the cooked Spaghetti with the egg yolk sauce and let them sit together for 1 minute.

Step 7

Serve your Halal Carbonara pasta, topping it with a generous spoonful of crunchy chickpeas. Enjoy!

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Halal carbonara pasta is a delicious adaptation of the classic Italian dish, made to comply with Halal dietary needs. Instead of using pork-based pancetta or bacon, Halal-friendly ingredients like chickpeas can be used. With a few substitutions, it's possible to enjoy a Halal version of this beloved pasta dish without compromising on its rich, authentic flavour.

Spaghetti No. 5

Since 1877 Barilla produces semolina pasta with the utmost attention to quality. Indeed, today as then, Barilla selects the best hard grains and carefully monitors all the stages of processing. Because it is only thanks to this care that a pasta is created with the ideal consistency, which best holds the baking and guarantees excellent results in all kinds of preparation.

  • Shape Sèaghetti
  • Cook time 9 mins
  • Pack size 500g