Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style

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  1. 5 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #1
    Wash 2 courgettes, dry them and cut off the ends.
  2. 10 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #2
    Make courgette "spaghetti" by grating over a mandoline.
  3. Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #3
    You should get green and white spaghetti, if they are only white, give courgette a quarter tour.

    If you don't have a mandolin, you can replace "spaghetti" by small pieces.
  4. 3 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #4
    Boil a large pan of salted water, then add 1 chicken stock cube.
  5. 3 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #5
    C cook courgettes for 2 or 3 minutes, so that they are still a bit crunchy.
  6. 5 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #6
    Then cool under cold water and drain.
  7. 1 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #7
    Put 2 slices smoked ham in a hot pan, without fat, for about 30 seconds to fry lightly.
  8. 5 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #8
    Then cut each slice into pieces.
  9. 8 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #9
    Cook 300 g tagliatelle in boiling salted water, then drain.

    Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large pan, heat and add tagliatelle.
  10. 2 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #10
    Add ham and cougette spaghetti.
  11. 3 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #11
    Mix well and heat through for 2 or 3 minutes.
  12. 5 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #12
    Mix 2 egg yolks, 150 ml liquid cream, a tablespoon lemon juice, 50 g Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan), salt and pepper.
  13. 3 min.Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #13
    Pour this mix into the pan, and cook while stirring for about 2 or 3 more minutes.

    Adjust seasoning.
  14. Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #14
    Serve piping hot (heat serving plates), with a basil leaf and a bowl of Parmesan for guests who want to add more.

Remarks:

You can replace tagilatelle by any other pasta of your choice, but if possible use fresh, it's so much better.

Source:

Home made.

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