Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time50 mins
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Carbonara with prosciutto & asparagus recipe

Ingredients

 4 slices prosciutto
 12 oz linguine or spaghetti
 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed & quartered
 2 large eggs + 2 egg yolks
 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 ¼ cup parmesan, grated
 salt & pepper

Method

1

On a large baking sheet, toss asparagus with oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast until tender and charred, 18-20 mins.

2

Meanwhile, in a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente. Drain, reserving 1 cup pasta water, and return to pot.

3

In a large skillet over medium heat, cut the ham and cook it with oil for 5 mins.

4

In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, egg yolks and parmesan. Season generously with salt and pepper.

5

Combine cooked linguine and egg mixture and stir until coated. Add enough pasta water to make a loose, creamy sauce. Stir in roasted asparagus and prosciutto and serve.

Ingredients

 4 slices prosciutto
 12 oz linguine or spaghetti
 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed & quartered
 2 large eggs + 2 egg yolks
 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 ¼ cup parmesan, grated
 salt & pepper

Directions

1

On a large baking sheet, toss asparagus with oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast until tender and charred, 18-20 mins.

2

Meanwhile, in a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente. Drain, reserving 1 cup pasta water, and return to pot.

3

In a large skillet over medium heat, cut the ham and cook it with oil for 5 mins.

4

In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, egg yolks and parmesan. Season generously with salt and pepper.

5

Combine cooked linguine and egg mixture and stir until coated. Add enough pasta water to make a loose, creamy sauce. Stir in roasted asparagus and prosciutto and serve.

Carbonara with prosciutto & asparagus