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Caramelized Onion Pasta Carbonara

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  • Prep Time15 mins
  • Total Time8 hrs 15 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Caramelized Onion Pasta Carbonara

Photo: Erik Putz

Got an onion-averse kid? Don’t sweat it. After a day in the slow cooker, onions soften up and become super sweet.

Ingredients

  • 2 onions, chopped or thinly sliced

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 375 g dried spaghetti

  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Combine onions, oil and butter in a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 hr or until deep golden, stirring once or twice if you’re around and think of it.

  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook spaghetti until it’s al dente. Drain, reserving about ½ cup cooking water. Dump drained pasta into the slow cooker and turn it up to high. Drizzle eggs over top and toss with tongs, adding a splash of pasta water to lubricate things, until pasta is saucy and eggs are cooked. Add Parmesan and pepper; toss until heated through. Serve immediately.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent March + April 2017 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.

This article was originally published on Mar 01, 2017

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