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March 2, 2018 | 10,060 likes | 8,558 shares
Carbonara & Meatballs


Makes 4 to 6 servings
Preparation and cooking time: 40 minutes


For the meatballs:
½ kg ground beef
5 slices loaf bread, shredded and soaked in
½ cup Nestlé® All Purpose Cream
¼ cup grated fresh parmesan cheese
Salt & pepper to taste
Cooking oil for frying

For the carbonara:
5 pieces bacon strips
2 tablespoons butter
¼ cup minced garlic
1 pack Nestlé® All Purpose Cream (250ml)
½ cup water
¼ cup grated fresh parmesan cheese
½ cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
Salt & pepper to taste
300 grams spaghetti, cooked according to package instructions


1. Prepare meatballs by mixing meatball ingredients together in a bowl. Test-fry the mixture and adjust seasoning according to taste.
2. Scoop 2 to 3 tablespoons of mixture and form into small balls, almost as big as golf balls. Set aside.
3. Heat cooking oil and fry prepared meatballs until brown. Set aside.

1. Fry bacon until crispy to extract oil. Remove bacon from the pan and chop into small piece. Set aside.
2. Stir-fry garlic until fragrant and golden brown. Add chopped bacon. Pour in Nestlé® All Purpose Cream and water. Simmer then lower heat.
3. Add cheeses and cook until cheeses dissolve. Season with salt & pepper. Toss-in spaghetti and meatballs. Mix to fully incorporate sauce.
4. Serve topped with meatballs.


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