Pasta Carbonara & Sundried Tomatoes

A great dish to make whenever you don’t have a lot of food items in house anymore. Pasta, sundried tomatoes, eggs and cheese are the main ingredients of this dish. Easy to make, vegetarian and quickly done = great dinner!

Pasta Carbonara & Sundried Tomatoes

Servings 2 servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
5 mins

Equipment

  • Cooking pan
  • Baking pan
  • Heat Resistant Bowl
  • Whisk

Ingredients

  • 200 gram Pasta
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 120 gram Texels Sheep Cheese or Parmesan Cheese
  • 120 gram Sundried Tomatoes
  • Bunch of Basil

Instructions

Preparations

  • Bring a large amount of salted water to a boil.
  • Chop de sundried tomatoes in small strips, and pick the basil leaves.

Cooking

  • When the water is cooking, you can add the pasta. Cook the pasta al dente (for about 8 minutes) or as described on the product package.
  • In the meanwhile, you can bake the sundried tomatoes until they are hot. Then turn off the heat.
  • Personally, I love to whisk the egg yolks before adding them to the pasta. Let me give you 2 methods so you can choose:
  • 1. When the pasta is cooked, add it directly to the pan with sundried tomatoes. Add the cheese, basil, a few tablespoons of cooking water and egg yolks and mix directly. The heat of the pasta will cook the eggs, so make sure to move the pasta around for a few minutes.
  • 2. Add the egg yolks to a heat resistant bowl, and whisk until foamy above the cooking pan. The heat of the steam will partly cook the eggs already. When the eggs are light yellow and foamy, and the pasta is cooked, it is time to assemble the dish. Add the cooked pasta to the baking pan with sundried tomatoes. Then add the cheese, basil leaves, a few tablespoons of cooking water and foamy egg yolks.
  • Serve the pasta directly (with extra cheese!) Enjoy!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian, Sustainable
Keyword: Comfortfood, Pasta

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