Mushroom and Red Pepper Carbonara

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

Crushed red pepper gives this traditional pasta dish an added kick, while mushrooms add extra flavor and texture.

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  1. Cook the pasta in plenty of boiling salt water for 8-10 minutes.
  2. While the pasta is cooking mix in a large bowl; parmesan cheese, sour cream, salt, black pepper, eggs, and garlic.
  3. Drain the pasta in a collander over a bowl, reserving 1 cup of water.
  4. Add reserved water to egg mixture.
  5. Heat oil over very low heat in the pan that the pasta was cooked.
  6. Add bacon and pasta.
  7. Pour egg mixture over the pasta and add red pepper and mushrooms.
  8. Mix well and heat for just a couple of minutes to thicken and cook eggs.
  9. Serve.