Bucatini Carbonara

Bucatini’s shape offers delicious texture to this classic carbonara recipe. Best of all, this dish focuses on staple ingredients that you probably already have on hand.

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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Italpasta Bucatini
  • 1 cup peas
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, freshly ground
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped

Instructions

  • Prepare bucatini according to package directions; add peas in the last minute of cooking. Reserve 2/3 cup pasta water before draining.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk eggs with egg yolks, cheese, salt and pepper until well combined. Add hot pasta, peas and reserved pasta water. Stir in bacon and parsley. Serve immediately.

Notes

Use the leftover egg whites to make an egg white omelet.

Nutritional Analysis

Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 348mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g