Linguine in carbonara sauce

A quick and effortless midweek meal.
recipe, pasta, dinner

Recipe from: 30 September 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min


  • 300
    linguine (or spaghetti)
  • 3
    large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 50
    milk or cream
  • 2
    carrots, peeled and cut into julienne strips
  • 3
    courgettes, cut into julienne strips
  • 1
    small red pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
  • 300
    ham, torn into strips
  • Parmesan cheese and basil, to serve
Servings: Change Serving



Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente. Drain well.

Mix the eggs and milk or cream together and pour over the warm pasta. Stir to coat the pasta. Return to a very low heat and allow the sauce to thicken as it cooks slowly.

Lightly steam or microwave the vegetables for a few minutes then stir into the pasta along with the ham. Serve with Parmesan cheese and garnish with basil.

Text and image source: Ideas magazine

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