Sun-Dried Tomato Olive and Parmesan Carbonara

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is one of our favourite pasta dishes. The sundried tomatoes replace the bacon in the classic version of carbonara.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta until it is al dente.
  2. Whisk together eggs, cream and mustard in a bowl.
  3. Add plenty of seasoning and whisk again.
  4. Drain pasta and return to pan, add cream mixture, tomatoes, olive, parmesan and basil.
  5. Toss over very low heat for 1 minute,until the mixture thickens slightly.
  6. It is important to heat mixture through quickly, so that eggs do not have time to scramble.
  7. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Loved the sundried tomatoes, nice intensity of flavor. Did add setra olives as we enjoy them.

Cook4m June 30, 2013

My toddler who is going through a stage of not even trying her mother's cooking :( took a fancy to this and even had seconds. DH doesn't like cheesy creamy pasta dishes normally but he also liked this. I found it was very easy to prepare and hit the spot perfectly.

Missy Wombat July 12, 2004

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