Pasta Carbonara with Ham and Sweet Peas

SERVINGS

4

PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

GLUTEN FREE

NO


Ham Steak 7oz

This recipe is made with Jones Ham Steaks.


The only thing that could make classic pasta carbonara even more amazing is our hickory smoked ham steaks. This is one of our favorite weeknight dishes.


 Enjoy these main ingredient substitutions:

ingredients
12 oz pasta
2 cups frozen sweet peas
4 large eggs
1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated and divided
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup onion, minced
1 (7 oz) Jones Dairy Farm Ham Steak, diced
DIRECTIONS
Cook pasta in large pot containing 6 quarts boiling salted water according to package directions, adding peas during last 3 minutes of cooking.

Before draining pasta, reserve 1/2 pasta water. Drain pasta and set aside.

Beat eggs in large bowl; slowly drizzle in hot pasta water while whisking. Add 1/4 cup cheese and whisk to blend.

Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and ham; cook until onion is soft, about 3 minutes.

Add drained pasta and peas to skillet; pour in egg mixture, stirring to coat.

Cook and stir over low heat to avoid scrambling eggs, until sauce thickens slightly.

Serve topped with remaining Parmesan cheese.

Ingredients

Directions

12 oz pasta
2 cups frozen sweet peas
4 large eggs
1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated and divided
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup onion, minced
1 (7 oz) Jones Dairy Farm Ham Steak, diced
Cook pasta in large pot containing 6 quarts boiling salted water according to package directions, adding peas during last 3 minutes of cooking.

Before draining pasta, reserve 1/2 pasta water. Drain pasta and set aside.

Beat eggs in large bowl; slowly drizzle in hot pasta water while whisking. Add 1/4 cup cheese and whisk to blend.

Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and ham; cook until onion is soft, about 3 minutes.

Add drained pasta and peas to skillet; pour in egg mixture, stirring to coat.

Cook and stir over low heat to avoid scrambling eggs, until sauce thickens slightly.

Serve topped with remaining Parmesan cheese.