Can I get sick from raw eggs in Pasta Carbonara?

Serious eaters, I need your help. Last night I made the Joy of Cooking's recipe for pasta carbonara, which called for 4 large eggs, that are basically just mixed with pecorino, doused with a third of a cup of boiling water, and then added to steaming pasta. No serious heating involved, like witha a pan or a pot. Are there any health risks from eating what is essentially these raw eggs, or does the heat from the other ingredients make it okay? Any knowledge on the subject?


Comments are closed

The Talk forum is closed - check out our Reddit, Facebook, and Twitter accounts instead.