Smokies & Broccoli Spaghetti Carbonara
This rich and creamy restaurant favourite, made with smoked chicken sausages, makes for a quick and tasty meal any night of the week.
4 Maple Lodge Farms Smokies Chicken Sausages, sliced
12 ounces spaghetti
3 cups small broccoli florets
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
Step 1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions, adding broccoli florets in last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain, reserving 2/3 cup pasta water.
Step 2. In bowl, whisk together eggs, pepper, salt and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese; set aside.
Step 3. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet set over medium heat; cook Smokies Chicken Sausages for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute. Add spaghetti, broccoli and pasta water to skillet. Remove from heat.
Step 4. Immediately stir egg mixture into pasta, stirring constantly, for 30 to 60 seconds or until pasta is coated and sauce is thickened. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese and parsley.
– Substitute asparagus, green beans or beans for broccoli if desired.