Carbonara

Miguel Barclay’s smoked mackerel and kale carbonara

‘Smoked mackerel is a great substitute for traditional pancetta because it has that amazing smoky flavour'

By , 30 October 2017

(13 votes)

Miguel Barclay’s smoked mackerel and kale carbonara
  • 15 Mins

  • Serves: 1

  • Price: 97p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 372g serving contains
  • Energy

    3222KJ

    770KCAL

    39%
  • Fat

    34.2g

    high

    49%
  • Saturates

    11.9g

    high

    60%
  • Sugars

    2.6g

    low

    3%
  • Salt

    1.49g

    med

    25%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 866kJ/207kcal.
Ingredients
  • 100g spaghetti
  • 25g kale, chopped
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 30g Parmesan, grated
  • 50g flaked smoked mackerel
Method
  • Bring a large pan of water to the boil and cook the spaghetti for 8-9 mins until al dente. About 1 min before the pasta is cooked, add the kale to the pan.

  • Meanwhile, put the egg yolks, grated Parmesan and plenty of freshly ground black pepper in a big bowl and mix together. Using tongs, transfer the cooked pasta and kale to the bowl, along with 2tbsp of the pasta cooking water.

  • Stir until the eggs cook with the heat of the pasta to form a rich, creamy sauce. Add the smoked mackerel, season to taste and serve.