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Spicy Carbonara with Radicchio Salad

Spicy Carbonara with Radicchio Salad

Spicy Carbonara with Radicchio Salad

Spice up your dinner with this spicy pancetta carbonara topped in parmesan, with a side of radicchio salad.

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 2


Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Cook the spaghetti according to the packet instructions.

To make the salad, roughly tear the leaves and dress with the olive oil and balsamic mix. Sprinkle with parmesan and parsley.

While the pasta is cooking, heat a little olive oil in a pan and cook the onion and garlic for 5 mins or until softened. Add the pancetta and cook for a further 3 mins before adding the chilli flakes. Stir well.

In a bowl, beat the eggs with the cream and grated parmesan. Season with salt and pepper.

Drain the pasta well and place in the frypan on top of the bacon. Pour over the cream and egg mix and using tongs, mix through the spaghetti and bacon.

Add the parsley and lemon zest and mix well. Serve immediately.



For the Carbonara:

250 grams Spaghetti

2 Eggs

1 Onion, peeled and finely chopped

3 Garlic cloves, peeled and finely sliced

250 grams Pancetta, cut into 1.5 cm lengths

6 grams chilli flakes

75 ml cream

40 grams Parmesan, grated

30 grams Parsley, finely chopped

1 Lemon, zest of half

Salt and pepper

For the Salad:

1 Radicchio, quartered, leaves torn away from the stalk

1 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar

2 tablespoons Olive oil

10 grams Parmesan, grated

10 grams Parsley, roughly chopped

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