How To Make Tortellini Carbonara At Home

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Tortellini carbonara pasta is a great Italian recipe that you can easily make at home. It is made with tortellini, cheese, herbs, and vegetables. Try your hands at this recipe for a fun afternoon meal.

Tortilenni Carbonara

Tortellini carbonara pasta is the dish of the Rome region of Italy. Carbonara in Italian means ‘has to do with charcoal’. Many theories of the origin of carbonara involve coal miners first making the dish. Hence, the name.

To make tortellini carbonara, cook the tortellini in salted water and then drain the water. Whisk eggs, parmesan cheese, and some pasta water in a bowl. In a skillet, cook bacon with onions and peas. In another skillet, cook shallots and garlic. Add the cooked pasta and egg mixture to this skillet and cook them. Then, add the bacon mixture to it. Garnish with parsley and parmesan.

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Tortellini Carbonara Recipe

Tortellini Carbonara Recipe

Tortellini carbonara is a great recipe that you can easily make at home. It is made with tortellini, cheese, herbs, and vegetables.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 583.4 kcal


Large Pot
Large Skillet


  • 20 oz Buitoni Three Cheese Tortellini 
  • 8 slices of Bacon (diced)
  • Shallot (minced)
  • ½ cup Peas
  • ½ cup Onion
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Basil
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Parsely
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Salt and Pepper1


  • In a large pot, boil water over medium heat. Meanwhile, add eggs and parmesan cheese to a bowl. Whisk them so that they combine and set them aside.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add diced bacon, onion, and peas. Cook them until they turn crispy and golden.
  • In the pot with boiling water, add salt and tortellini past. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Then, drain the water from the pasta but save a few tablespoons of the pasta water.
  • In another skillet, add shallot and garlic. Cook them while vigorously stirring for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the 2-3 tbsp hot pasta water in the egg mixture and whisk the mixture properly.
  • Remove the skillet from heat and add the drained pasta to it. Add the egg and cheese mixture to it. Cook it until it will convert into lightly thick pasta.
  • Sprinkle cooked bacon pieces and season with salt and pepper before you turn the heat off.
  • Serve the pasta hot with some parsley and parmesan cheese.



Calories: 583.4kcal | Carbohydrates: 33.6g | Protein: 27g | Cholesterol: 132.6mg | Sodium: 1168.9mg
Keyword Italian, Italian cuisine, Tortellini Carbonara
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