Pasta Carbonara

Try this Carnation twist on a classic Italian pasta dish.
Serves: 6
  • 4 thick cut rashers unsmoked back bacon, cut into dice
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 410g Carnation Evaporated Milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 30g hard cheese, grated (such as parmesan)
  • 230g tagliatelle pasta
  • Serve with Italian salad
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 50g black olives
  • Mixed leaves
  • Red onion
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  • Prep time
    5 mins PT5M

    Cook time
    15 mins PT15M

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Each serving typically contains

  • Energy 2131kJ 374kcal 19%
  • Fat 13.7g 20%
  • Saturates 6.0g 30%
  • Sugars 15.2g 17%
  • Salt 1.36g 23%

of an adult's Reference Intake (RI)*
Energy per 100g: 739kJ/176kcal
*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400kJ/2000kcal).
Portions should be adjusted for children of different ages.

Here's how easy it is...
  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a rapid boil before adding the tagliatelle. Bring back to the boil and cook according timings in the instructions.
  2. Brown the bacon in a large, non-stick frying pan. Add the onion and garlic and cook. Pour half the Carnation Evaporated Milk into the pan and simmer for 3 min.
  3. Place the rest of the evaporated milk into a bowl with the cheese, parsley and egg and whisk together.
  4. Strain the pasta, cover to keep warm and put to one side. Add the egg mix to the pan and stir on a low heat for 2 min Tip the pasta into the pan and toss through the sauce. Serve with the freshly cracked black pepper to taste. Ensure pasta is piping hot throughout.

Discussion Board

  • mummy2
    December 16, 2014
    This is a lovely creamy meal, I added diced chicken which I think made the meal a lot better. I will be making this again but will use 1 clove of garlic as it was little too strong with 2. The kiddies loved it!


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