Pinoy-Style Carbonara Recipe

Get the right balance of creaminess and texture.

With the holiday season almost upon us, expect invites to potluck parties to start trickling in. While the classic carbonara is a no-fail dish for such occasions, you can take it up a notch by adapting it Pinoy-style. 

Achieve the essential flavor elements with readily available ingredients: Bacon gives both taste and texture, while Knorr Pork Cube brings savory meatiness to the cheesy cream sauce.

Pinoy-Style Carbonara Recipe

Get the right balance of creaminess and texture.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4


Pinoy-Style Carbonara Ingredients

  • 8 strips bacon cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 Knorr pork cube
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose cream
  • 1/2 Cup quick melting cheese
  • 400 Grams cooked spaghetti or fettuccine noodles


  • Cook the bacon in a pan until crispy and set aside.
  • From the same pan add the butter and Knorr Pork Cube.
  • Add the all purpose cream and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Mix well.
  • Add the grated quick melting cheese. Stir until thick. Turn off the heat and add the cooked pasta.
  • Arrange the pasta in a plate then top with crispy bacon.
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