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Italian Sausage Asparagus Carbonara

Serves: 4

Carbonara can be made with so many flavours and this one with Italian sausage and asparagus is a great pairing. Served with a rose wine makes it a wonderful meal.


400 grams dry pasta

1 cup asparagus

1 tbsp olive oil

1 pound Italian sausage meat

2 shallots finely chopped

Hot pepper flakes to taste (optional)

3 eggs

¾ cup grated parmesan

½ cup milk

¼ cup chopped parsley

Grated parmesan for garnish


  1. Make pasta per directions on package

  2. Clean asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieced and either steam or par boil until tender

  3. Heat oil in large skillet, fry meat until brown and stir in shallots

  4. Cook until shallots are translucent and stir in asparagus and hot pepper flakes

  5. Beat eggs, parmesan and milk well

  6. Using a pasta scoop, add pasta directly from water into meat pan

  7. Stir until well combined and pour in egg mixture

  8. Mix well and cook until eggs are fully cooked

  9. Stir in parsley and plate

  10. Sprinkle with parmesan and serve immediately


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