Jamie Oliver

Easy sausage carbonara

Fresh parsley & Parmesan cheese

Easy sausage carbonara

Serves 2
Cooks In15 minutes
DifficultyNot too tricky
Nutrition per serving
  • Calories
    633
    32%
  • Fat
    30.6g
    44%
  • Saturates
    10.8g
    54%
  • Protein
    33.6g
    67%
  • Carbs
    59.3g
    23%
  • Sugars
    3.1g
    3%
  • Salt
    1.7g
    28%
  • Fibre
    2.6g
    -

Of an adult's reference intake

5 Ingredients – Quick & Easy Food
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By Jamie Oliver
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Ingredients

  • 150 g dried tagiatelle
  • 3 higher-welfare sausages
  • ½ a bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley (15g)
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • 30 g Parmesan cheese
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By Jamie Oliver

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Method

Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling salted water according to the packet instructions, then drain, reserving a mugful of cooking water. Meanwhile, squeeze the sausagemeat out of the skins, then, with wet hands, quickly shape into 18 even-sized balls. Roll and coat them in black pepper, then cook in a non- stick frying pan on a medium heat with ½ a tablespoon of olive oil until golden and cooked through, tossing regularly, then turn the heat off.

Finely chop the parsley, stalks and all, beat it with the egg and a splash of pasta cooking water, then finely grate and mix in most of the Parmesan.

Toss the drained pasta into the sausage pan, pour in the egg mixture, and toss for 1 minute off the heat (the egg will gently cook in the residual heat). Loosen with a good splash of reserved cooking water, season to perfection with sea salt and pepper, and finely grate over the remaining Parmesan.

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Nutrition per serving
  • Calories
    633
    32%
  • Fat
    30.6g
    44%
  • Saturates
    10.8g
    54%
  • Protein
    33.6g
    67%
  • Carbs
    59.3g
    23%
  • Sugars
    3.1g
    3%
  • Salt
    1.7g
    28%
  • Fibre
    2.6g
    -

Of an adult's reference intake