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


  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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