Fakey Carbonara

Fakey Carbonara

Proper Pasta Carbonara is made with egg, Parmesan cheese, pasta water and prosciutto to create a simple creamy pasta dish. Many Americans know a bastardized version that often involves peas and mushrooms. It’s delicious, but it isn’t Carbonara.

This is my take on the latter (thus “Fakey Carbonara”). It’s one of my favorite indulgent dinners and makes fantastic leftovers.

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