Mushroom and Leek Spaghetti Carbonara

Print
Mushroom-and-Leek-Spaghetti-Carbonara-5

Mushroom and Leek Spaghetti Carbonara

  • Author: Paula of bell'alimento
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4

Description

Leeks and fresh mushrooms have been added to this classic Spaghetti alla Carbonara dish, and it’s a twist that we’ll be twirling on our forks for dinners to come.

Recipe courtesy of Paula Jones of bell’alimento.


Ingredients

  • 1  tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 slices pancetta or thick cut bacon – cubed
  • 1 leek – thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms – sliced
  • 2 whole eggs + 2 additional egg yolks – beaten
  • 1 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano
  • kosher salt/fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 pound spaghetti

Instructions

  1. Place a large pot of generously salted water onto boil. Once boiling, add spaghetti and cook until al dente. Reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water prior to draining.
  2. Into a large saute pan add oil and heat over medium heat. Add bacon and cook until crisp. Transfer bacon to a plate lined with a paper towel. Set aside.
  3. To pan add: leeks and mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper. Saute until mushrooms have softened. Remove pan from heat.
  4. Into a small bowl add eggs and cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Transfer spaghetti to saute pan. Toss to combine. Add egg mixture. Toss to combine. If mixture it too thick add some of the reserved pasta water.
  6. Garnish with additional black pepper and additional cheese if desired.

If you like this, try these:

Avocado and Farro Harvest Buddha Bowl

With meaty shiitake mushrooms, this healthy vegetarian power bowl with a tahini drizzle will give you loads of energy.

view Recipe

Oyster Mushroom Toast with Black Pepper Ricotta and Lemon Dressed Microgreens

Rich oyster mushrooms are combined with creamy ricotta and sweet cherry tomatoes in these bite-size toasts. The microgreens sprinkled on top add a burst of refreshing lemon flavor that balances the pleasant earthiness of the mushrooms for an appetizer or snack that is both beautifully presented and delicious.

view Recipe
MCNov17-2-1441_Feature

Enoki Bulgogi Bibimbap

This recipe provides a meat-free twist on the traditional Korean dish. Finely chopped enoki mushrooms absorb the sweet and savory flavors of the marinade and pair well with the combination sautéed greens and crisp fresh cucumber to create a filling meal.

view Recipe
  • Connect with other mushroom lovers

    @mushroomcouncil

    • A combination of tender maitakes, nutty wild rice and crunchy walnuts make this salad a delicious addition to your next lunch, dinner or even potluck! 🍴
.
.
RECIPE 👉 MUSHROOMCOUNCIL.COM
    • Did someone say tahini, mushrooms AND veggies? Count us in! This Avocado and Farro Harvest Buddha Bowl is a vegetarian bowl that is packed full of the best ingredients to keep you full and satisfied! 🥑
.
.
RECICPE 👉 MUSHROOMC0UNCIL.COM
    • Got a case of the #SundayScaries? Gorgonzola & Port Macaroni Stuffed Portabellas are the best cure and also the best dish to celebrate #NationalCheeseDay! 🧀
.
.
RECIPE 👉 MUSHROOMCOUNCIL.COM
    • Wakey, wakey, eggs and...mushrooms! Stay energized throughout the morning with a serving of this Egg Mushroom Kale Skillet.
.
.
RECIPE 👉 MUSHROOMCOUNCIL.COM
    • It may be chilly outside, but we have the perfect meal to keep you warm and happy tonight. @skinnytaste's Braised Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms and Leeks recipe can be quickly prepped and popped in the oven for a flavorful dinner dish.
    • It's a New Year! How will mushrooms fit into your resolutions?
.
Comment the emoji next to your resolution and let us know!
🍽 COOKING
🥗 NUTRITION
🔄 SUSTAINABLE