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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Pasta Range: Tradizionale
Pasta Shape: Bucatini
Cooking Skill: Novice
Serves: 4
Calories: 394kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Italpasta Bucatini
  • 1 cup green peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 egg
  • 2 egg yolk
  • 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.

Tips

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