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Lisa's Carbonara

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6
Genuine Italian Carbonara from au pair Lisa


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


  • STEP 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.
  • STEP 2
    Cook pasta, according to packet instructions. Drain and add to pancetta and veg mix.
  • STEP 3
    Beat eggs and add to pasta mix, adding crème fraiche to make up sauce. Add a bit of pea water, if needed.
  • STEP 4
    Season with fresh ground black pepper and grate fresh parmesan over mixture.

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