Pasta Carbonara with Mushrooms

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recipe by Tenina Holder

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based on 3 ratings

A very quick solution to the age old cry of ‘whats for dinner mum/dad?' Get your thermomixing on with this speedy solution.

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recipe updated May 14, 2020


  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    50g (about 5¼ tbsp)
  • Onion icon
    1 (140g)
  • Bacon icon
    300g (about 10¾)
  • Chestnut mushroom icon
    Chestnut mushroom
    200g (about 6¾)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Tagliatelle icon
    400g (about 3¾ cups)
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    820ml (3½ cups)
  • Umami paste icon
    Umami paste
    2 tbsp (35g)
  • Single cream icon
    Single cream
    200ml (¾ cup)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 pinch
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    1 pinch
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    1 pinch


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  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Add parmesan cheese to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Blend - approx 10 sec, speed 8
  4. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to small bowl
  5. Add onion and garlic clove to the TM5 bowl
  6. Chop - approx 3 sec, speed 4
  7. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  8. Add bacon and chestnut mushroom to the TM5 bowl
  9. Sauté - approx 10 min, varoma, reverse speed 2
  10. Then add tagliatelle, vegetable stock and umami paste to the TM5 bowl
  11. Cook - approx 8 min, 100°C, reverse speed 1
  12. Then drizzle with single cream
  13. Season with sea salt and black pepper
  14. Garnish with fresh parsley
  15. Transfer cheese mixture to TM5 bowl
  16. Serve
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