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Lisa's Carbonara

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Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 15 minutes

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Serves 6

Genuine Italian Carbonara from au pair Lisa

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  • 400 gm pasta
  • 3 eggs
  • Parmesan
  • 2 packs smoked pancetta
  • Onion
  • Courgette
  • Petit Pois
  • Creme Fraiche
  • Olive oil


  1. Chop onion. Quarter and thinly slice courgette. Gently fry onion and courgette, mixing with (cooked) petit pois. Reserve some of pea water. Fry pancetta.

  2. Cook pasta, according to packet instructions. Drain and add to pancetta and veg mix.

  3. Beat eggs and add to pasta mix, adding crème fraiche to make up sauce. Add a bit of pea water, if needed.

  4. Season with fresh ground black pepper and grate fresh parmesan over mixture.

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