Ziti con Salami Carbonara

We made a double recipe of this Ziti Carbonara with Salami for our big family reunion dinner. What a hit!

Ziti Carbonara

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 25 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Ziti con Salami Carbonara


1 pound ziti
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons butter
1/4 pound Genoa salami, julienned (sliced in thin strips)
2 large egg yolks
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup Parmigiano- Reggiano cheese, grated (plus more for garnish)
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley, chopped


1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta until al dente (tender, but slightly firm to the bite).

2. Meanwhile, in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil and butter. Add salami and cook until brown and crisp.

3. In a bowl, beat egg yolks. Add cream, cheese and pepper.

4. Drain pasta and add to the sauté pan. Sauté 30 seconds. Add egg mixture and sauté for 1 minute.

5. Top with additional Parmesan cheese and parsley. Serve immediately.

SOURCE: RecipeGirl.com

More carbonara-themed pasta recipes you might enjoy:
Spaghetti alla Carbonara by Leite’s Culinaria
Skillet Pasta Carbonara by RecipeGirl
Spiralized Pasta Carbonara by Inspiralized
Roasted Cauliflower and Mushroom Carbonara by Closet Cooking

One Response to “Ziti con Salami Carbonara”

  1. postedJul 27, 2012 6:16 AM

    This was wonderful. If is sets or when eating leftovers, you may need to add more liquid. I also used half and half instead of cream, worked out fine. I added fresh garlic too.

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