Chef Jeremy's Carbonara

Chef Jeremy's Carbonara
Chef Jeremy's Carbonara

Carbonara is an Italian pasta dish from Rome based on eggs, cheese, bacon and black pepper. This carbonara recipe by Salty's Chef Jeremy is tossed with pancetta and fresh English peas. In keeping with the traditional preparation, we finish this pasta with egg, cracked black pepper and cheese. Follow each taste of this Italian-inspired dish with a sip of L'Ecole No. 41 Chenin Blanc for the perfect pairing pleasure.

(Serves 3-4)

Ingredients

1/2 pound spaghetti, thin
1/2 cup diced pancetta
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup english peas (fresh if available)
2 eggs whole
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, ground
4 cracks black pepper

Directions
  1. Heat 1 gallon of salted water to a boil.
  2. Place pancetta in a large fry pan and heat crisp.
  3. Place pasta in boiling water.
  4. Add garlic and English peas and cook until soft.
  5. Pull the pasta directly out of water and into large fry pan.
  6. Sauté until liquid is mostly gone.
  7. Pull from heat and add eggs.
  8. Place back on heat and stir with 1/2 the Parmesan cheese.
  9. Place in a large serving bowl and finish with other half of parmesan cheese and cracked black pepper.

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