The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Vegetable Carbonara

5.00 Mitt(s) 2 Rating(s)2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

4
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

Pasta Primavera meets Carbonara.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Rigatoni
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 head Broccoli, Trimmed
  • 3 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 pint Cherry Tomatoes, Halved
  • Salt And Pepper
  • 2  Eggs, Beaten
  • ¾ cups Pecorino Cheese Grated
  • 4 whole Basil Leaves, Roughly Torn
  • 2 slices Cooked Bacon, Crumbled

Preparation

Place a large pot of generously salted water on boil. When boiling, add pasta and cook until al dente. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water. Drain. Set aside.

In a large saute pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add broccoli and saute for 5 minutes. Add garlic and tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper and cook until tomatoes are tender.

In a large serving bowl, add eggs, cheese and a generous seasoning of black pepper. Mix to combine.

To serving bowl, add hot pasta. Toss to combine, making sure all of pasta is coated with egg mixture. Add tomato mixture. Toss to combine. If mixture is too thick, loosen with some of reserved pasta water.

Garnish with basil and bacon.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

2 Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Profile photo of Teresa

Teresa on 9.12.2012

This was tasty. I used quite a bit more bacon than it called for. Next time I’ll probably use half again as much cheese and an extra egg, just for our taste.

Profile photo of nanny

nanny on 8.29.2012

This was quick and easy and wonderful! We didn’t have brocolli but we do have tons of peppers growing out back, so we substituted peppers. We will definitely be making this again and again!

Related Recipes

Grilled Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich
Profile Photo by Kelley Simmons @ Chef Savvy in Main Courses
Grilled Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich piled high with grilled chicken, pineapple, lettuce...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Honey Spiced Pork Loin (One Pot Recipe)
Profile Photo by Jared Graves in Main Courses
Only 5 minutes to prep this amazing spiced pork dish!
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Pasta Primavera
Profile Photo by Leigh Suznovich of Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen in Main Courses
Pasta primavera is so light and fresh. It's great for warmer...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Cacciatore
Profile Photo by Dan Miserendino in Main Courses
This dish cooks slowly in the crockpot and requires very little...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Easy Cast Iron Pizza in Less Than an Hour
Profile Photo by Dana @ Killing Thyme in Main Courses
Quick and delicious, this easy cast iron skillet pizza could become...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy