Pasta Carbonara

Did someone order comfort food? This creamy pasta dish will do the trick.

Cooking Tools Needed:

  • Pot
  • Spatula
  • Sauce Pan
  • Knife
  • Chopping board
  • Frying Pan

Best paired with


100 gramsBacon(fried until crisp then crumbled, reserve drippings)
2 tbspCooking Oil(for sauteing)
1/4 cupCanned Button Mushroom(sliced)
2 tbspButter 
1 pcEgg Yolk 
3 tbspCheese(grated)
1 tbspParsley(chopped)
to taste Salt 
to taste Black Pepper 
175 gramsDel Monte
(cooked (reserve 1/4 cup pasta broth))
1 pouch (200 grams)Del Monte
Carbonara Sauce

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Heat bacon for 10 minutes or until brown and crunchy. Set aside bacon.

  2. In the same pan, saute mushrooms for 2 minutes. Add butter, reserved pasta broth and DEL MONTE Carbonara Pasta Sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer over low heat for 8 minutes, with continuous stirring.

  3. Scoop a portion of sauce into the egg yolk and mix. Return to sauce and turn off the heat. Add cooked pasta, bacon, cheese and parsley.

  4. Chef's Tip:  The method of adding a portion of hot liquid into the eggs before adding it into the pot is called tempering or slowly raising the temperature of the eggs so that it does not curdle or turn into scrambled eggs.

    Makes 4 servings.

    Lusog Notes: This dish is rich in iodine, which is important in the prevention of goiter.

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