Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style


Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style
Classic pasta: tagliatelle mixed with courgette "spaghetti", and like for carbonara, with a sauce of egg yolks, cream, lemon juice and fried ham.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
35 min.18 min.53 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #1
Wash 2 courgettes, dry them and cut off the ends.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #2
Make courgette "spaghetti" by grating over a mandoline.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Then cool under cold water and drain.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Put 2 slices smoked ham in a hot pan, without fat, for about 30 seconds to fry lightly.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #8
Then cut each slice into pieces.

Stage 9 - 8 min.
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Cook 300 g tagliatelles in boiling salted water, then drain.

Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large pan, heat and add tagliatelle.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #10
Add ham and cougette spaghetti.

Stage 11 - 3 min.
Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style : Photo of step #11
Mix well and heat through for 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 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.

Stage 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.

Stage 14
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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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,640 Kcal or 11,053 Kj78 gr214 gr163 gr
132 %30 %20 %25 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
214 Kcal or 896 Kj6 gr17 gr13 gr
11 %2 %2 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
660 Kcal or 2,763 Kj20 gr54 gr41 gr
33 %8 %5 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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