Hamilton’s Smokehouse Ham Carbonara

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Serves 4
  • 1 ½ cups prepared Hamilton’s Smokehouse Ham
  • 10 oz spaghetti noodles
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • chopped parsley
Hamilton’s Smokehouse Ham Carbonara
  • ook spaghetti according to the instructions on the box. When done, reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water, then drain the pasta. Keep warm.
  • In a skillet, heat olive oil. Add Hamilton’s Smokehouse Ham and saute for 2 minutes. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add one tablespoon of butter and let melt. Add cooked spaghetti to the skillet and toss well with ham.
  • In a small bowl or measuring cup, whisk together egg and Parmesan. Slowly add to pasta, whisking vigorously so the egg won't scramble. Add pasta water, a little bit at a time, whisking well. It should turn into a creamy sauce. Season the dish with black pepper, chopped parsley and grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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