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This is one of our favourite midweek meals. It only needs a few ingredients, and half of them, including spaghetti, are probably in your store cupboard right now. Just pick up some Parmesan, cream and bacon on your way home and hey presto, there’s your dinner! For a simple way to get one of your 5 a day, throw a couple of handfuls of frozen peas into the pasta water towards the end of the cooking time.
Watch our How-to video for perfect pasta every time.
Bring a large pan of water to the boil and cook the spaghetti following the pack instructions. Watch our how-to video to cook perfect pasta every time.
Meanwhile, tear the ham into pieces and heat in a heavy based frying pan in the oil with the whole garlic clove, until just slightly crisp in places.
Put the eggs, egg yolks, cream and cheese into a jug and mix together.
Drain the pasta and put back into the pan, add the ham (without the garlic clove) and egg mixture and mix together. The heat from the pasta and ham will cook the eggs. Season with freshly ground black pepper and serve.