fettuccine carbonara with peas

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

This is one great recipe- as seen on CBS cooking segment, with Bill Telepan...love all the ingredients and it is so simple and I love pasta prepared this way..hope you make this one soon.

serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fettuccine carbonara with peas

  • 2 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 lg
    eggs, scrambled
  • 4 oz
    pancetta,guanciale or bacon-sliced ribbon thin or squares
  • 2 clove
    garlic,minced
  • 1 c
    sweet cooked peas
  • 1/2 c
    chopped parsley
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable or chicken stock or water or wine
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 6 oz
    fresh fettuccine
  • garnish
    with grated parmigiana
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How To Make fettuccine carbonara with peas

  • 1
    Add 1 Tablespoon of the olive oil to a small skillet; add the eggs and a bit of salt to season eggs; with a spatula fold the eggs to scramble until set; about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from pan into a bowl and break up to small pieces; set aside.
  • 2
    Place the remaining olive oil in a large sauté skillet with the pancetta, cook on medium/high heat, until pancetta is golden brown. Add the garlic and cook until toasted golden brown,do not burn.
  • 3
    Add the stock (or water or wine),peas and butter and cook until a glaze is present, about 2 minutes. Cook fettuccine in lightly salted water for about 2 to 3 minutes(for fresh) or 8 minutes in boiling water for store bought type)Do not drain ( the starch helps to thicken the sauce).Add pasta to peas and cook 30 seconds on high heat.Add prepared egg, parsley and adjust seasoning if necessary. Add grated cheese to each serving.. Enjoy!
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