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Pasta and Walnuts alla Carbonara

Pasta and Walnuts alla Carbonara
  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Prep Time: N/A
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  • Pasta fans will love our delicious carbonara recipe, which gets its unique and nutty flavor from Fisher® Walnut Chips. 

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) spaghetti pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 ounces pancetta, diced
  • 1/3 cup Fisher® Chef’s Naturals Walnut Chips
  • 4 cloves garlic,minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) freshly grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped - for food safety, gently rub produce under cold running water
  • fresh ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet heat oil over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes until hot. Add pancetta; cook 3 to 5 minutes until crisp. Add walnuts, garlic and red pepper flakes to skillet; cook 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add wine to skillet; cook 2 to 3 minutes until liquid is slightly reduced. Add drained pasta to skillet; toss to coat.
  4. In small bowl, whisk together eggs and ½ cup cheese. Remove pasta skillet from heat. Check the internal temperature of the egg-coated pasta reaches at least 160°F on a food thermometer.
  5. Transfer to serving bowl. Sprinkle pasta with remaining ½ cup cheese, parsley and pepper. Serve immediately.

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