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Pasta Carbonara with Leeks and Lemon

This dish transforms simple ingredients like bacon, eggs, and cheese into something that is absolutely irresistible.

Source: Everyday Food, November 2011
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  • Breadcrumb
    26 FEB, 2014
    Can someone reassure me that the recipe wants me to add the pasta to the raw egg mixture?
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  • kattyface
    4 JUN, 2013
    This recipe is wonderful. I make it with gemelli pasta, because the small spirals are so chewy! Even better the next day - if there are leftovers!
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  • wandawoman
    19 MAR, 2013
    This is one of my favorite recipes, so simple and easy to make. It's a definite keeper. I like the addition of frozen peas. The variation I made last night was steaming some fresh asparagus, chopping it up into smaller pieces and added to the pasta at the last minute. So yummy!
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  • MalibuAlligator
    18 AUG, 2012
    also used spaghetti rather than a shorter pasta. Delish!
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  • MalibuAlligator
    18 AUG, 2012
    delicious quick recipe. the leeks & lemon add a lot of flavor. i added frozen peas for color, used both shaved parmesan & grated.
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  • renecj
    7 DEC, 2011
    This is a delicious and easy recipe. The leeks and lemon really elevated this carbonara recipe to the next level. My family literally licked the plates.
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