Mushroom & Black Garlic Carbonara

vegetarian alternative to the chicken & bacon carbonara recipe

Ingredients for 4

  • 360g pappardelle

  • 4 black garlic cloves chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves crushed

  • 350g mixed mushrooms

  • 3 eggs

  • 100g grated Pecorino

  • Fresh basil to finish

Recipe by Anna of Anna's Family Kitchen

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Whisk together the eggs in a bowl and stir in the grated Parmesan.

Bring a pan of water to the boil for the pasta.

Whilst the pasta is cooking, heat a frying pan and add 2 tbsp oil and the black garlic and crushed garlic. After a minute add the mushrooms and butter. Season well and sauté for 3 minutes.

For the final 3 minutes, add the tender stem to the pasta water. Lift out the broccoli and set aside.

Drain the pasta reserving 3 tbsp water.

Return to the pan and stir through the garlic mushrooms and the egg/cheese mixture. Serve sprinkled with the basil