What to quickly cook with pasta for dinner: a dish with a secret

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Carbonara pasta with ham and zucchini. Source: Pexels

If you are faced with the task of making something quick for a dinner with pasta, there is a very simple dish - carbonara pasta with ham - which is perfectly complemented with zucchini.

Food blogger Oksana Pashko shared her recipe for carbonara pasta with ham and zucchini on her YouTube channel Cooking with Oksana Pashko.

Carbonara pasta with ham and zucchini


  • zucchini - 300 g
  • pasta - 250 g
  • ham - 200 g
  • cheese - 100 g
  • egg yolk - 2 pcs
  • cream 10% - 50 ml
  • butter - 30 g
  • salt, pepper
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Method of preparation:

1. Boil pasta in salted boiling water for about 7 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, prepare the rest of the ingredients: cut zucchini and ham into not thin strips.

3. First, fry the ham in butter until golden brown.

Classic carbonara pasta with ham

4. Add the zucchini and cook for another 4-5 minutes.

5. Add the cooked pasta to the ham and zucchini. Stir to combine.

6. To make the sauce, mix egg yolks with milk, salt and pepper.

Carbonara pasta with zucchini

7. Add grated cheese.

8. Pour the sauce over the pasta. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.

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