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Roasted Asparagus Carbonara

Roasting asparagus, mushrooms, and garlic to a basic carbonara for more flavor and healthy taste
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Ellen


  • 8 oz asparagus ( washed and cut into bite size pieces)
  • 4 oz mushrooms (quartered)
  • 3 cloves garlic (cut finely)
  • 1 TBS olive oil
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 8 oz wheat spaghetti
  • 6 strips bacon (cooked and broken into bite size)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 TBS fresh parsley (snipped)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • In a medium bowl put your asparagus, mushrooms, and garlic
  • Pour the olive oil over them and sprinkle with your Kosher salt and black
  • Spread over a cookie sheet
  • Place in the oven and roast for 25 minutes, turn over once halfway through
  • In a large pot cook the pasta according to the directions on the package
  • Crack the eggs into a small bowl and whisk gently
  • Add the salt and pepper to taste, parsley, and cheese; mix together
  • Upon draining the pasta reserve about 2 to 3 TBS pasta water
  • Add the egg mixture and mix into the pasta, mix to coat the pasta
  • Add the roasted asparagus/mushroom/garlic and bacon, stir to coat with the egg mixture
  • Cook over low heat until the eggs mixture is set
  • Serve with additional Parmesan cheese if desired