Pasta Carbonara from Il Corso Trattoria

The Chef: Leroy BautistaThe Restaurant: IL Corso TrattoriaThe Dish: Pasta Carbonara


2 Tbs. of olive oil 1/4 lb. of dried pancetta1 shallot, thinly sliced2 large garlic cloves, minced4 oz. of white wine2 Tbs. of unsalted butter1 lb. of fresh linguini pasta1/4 cup of baby spinach, juliennedsalt, to tastepepper, to taste2 soft poached eggs

Method of Preparation:

-Start by making a sauce. In a hot pan, pour a little drizzle of love oil and sauté chopped pancetta. Pancetta is an Italian style bacon.

-Then, add in shallots, garlic, white wine and butter. Let the sauce reduce.

-Next, combine cooked linguini with the sauce.

-After, add spinach, salt and pepper.

To Plate:

You can place a pancetta chip in the center and finish with a poached egg. Then, add a hint of olive oil, salt, pepper and chopped parsley.

Serves: 2

Serving Suggestion: Pinot Grigio


IL Corso Trattoria166 Giralda AveCoral Gables, FL 33134(305) 613-7137