Sausage Carbonara

READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Using a sharp knife, slit sausage casing and remove meat.
  • With wet hands, form meat into 3/4-inch meatballs.
  • In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  • Saute meatballs until golden brown, about 4 minutes.
  • Add pancetta, salt, pepper and cook 3-4 minutes longer.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions.
  • In large bowl, combine egg yolks, cream, 1/2 cup of the cheese, parsley and lemon zest.
  • Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water.
  • Immediately toss pasta with egg mixture in the pasta pot; add sausage meatballs.
  • Note: The sauce should be smooth and silky.
  • If pasta becomes a bit sticky, add some of the reserved pasta cooking water.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
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