Ziti con Salami Carbonara


1 lb ziti
3 Tbs olive oil
3 Tbs butter
¼ lb Genoa salami, julienned (sliced in thin strips)
2 large egg yolks
½ cup heavy whipping cream
¼ cup Parmigiano- Reggiano cheese, grated (plus more for garnish)
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
¼ 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.

Servings: 4

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“We made a double recipe of this for our big family reunion dinner. What a hit!”
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    kf1065 — July 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.