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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! Reminding the traditional flavors of Italy and developed to be more inclusive. 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 inclusivity today!



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Serves 4

320g (11,3 oz) Barilla® Spaghetti No. 5
200g Canned Chickpeas (pre-cooked)
10g Smoked Paprika powder
4 Egg Yolks
100g Halal Pecorino or aged sheep cheese, grated
5ml E.V.O.O


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


Step 1

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 2

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

Step 3

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 4

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 5

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

Step 6

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

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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.

  • Pack size 500g