Bacon & Asparagus Carbonara

4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
30m
Ready In


"From our weekday newspaper The West Australian. Times are estimated."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (398.1 g)
  • Calories 956.4
  • Total Fat - 51.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 21 g
  • Cholesterol - 134.2 mg
  • Sodium - 1861 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 84.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 14.1 g
  • Sugars - 3.5 g
  • Protein - 40.5 g
  • Calcium - 265.4 mg
  • Iron - 4.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 21.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.7 mg

Step 1

Cook pasta in a stockpot of boiling, salted water until tender and then drain and reserving two-thirds (2/3) of a cup of the cooking water and then cover to keep warm.

Step 2

Meanwhile while the pasta is cooking heat oil in a large, deep frying pan over a medium to high heat and add bacon and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes, or until browned and then add mushrooms and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally for a further 5 minutes, or until golden brown and then add the cream and asparagus and bring to the boil and simmer for about 1 minutes, or until tender.

Step 3

Stir in reserved water with half the parmesan and parsley and served topped with remaining parmesan and parsley.

Tips & Variations


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