You probably have the ingredients for this variation on pasta carbonara in your kitchen right now! The classic bacon works too, of course.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together eggs and Parmesan in a large bowl. Cut salami into 1/2-inch strips. Heat a skillet over medium-high, then coat with olive oil. Cook salami and garlic until salami is crisp. Cook spaghetti; before draining, reserve 1 cup pasta water. Add hot pasta to egg mixture, along with garlic and half the salami. Toss, adding enough pasta water to coat pasta in a creamy sauce. Season with salt and pepper, if needed. Serve topped with a sprinkle of parsley and remaining salami.

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Reviews (2)

70 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 17
  • 3 star values: 33
  • 2 star values: 12
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: Unrated
09/13/2012
This got a huge thumbs up from my 5 and 8 year old. Added capers and used try-color rontini (since that's what I had on hand). Nice recipe!
Rating: Unrated
07/02/2012
Love this recipe. It is super easy to make and my kids ask for it all the time. We do use a lot less garlic and I add frozen peas to the water while the pasta is cooking.