Complete Your Noche Buena Spread With A Creamy Carbonara Dish

Go for a classic carbonara or a tangy and spicy version!

Complete Your Noche Buena Spread With A Creamy Carbonara Dish

Granted, this year's holiday celebrations with friends and extended family may have to take place remotely or online, but don't let that stop you from preparing a Noche Buena spread that will make them feel loved and comforted during this difficult time. If anything,
you can use it as motivation to do it even better this year!

For many families, no handaan is complete without a hearty plate of pasta. If you're open to new ideas for Noche Buena, you might want to give these creamy carbonara recipes a try: one is for the classic carbonara we all know and love, while the other is for a version that packs a zesty-spicy punch!

Carbonara ala Créma Recipe

Carbonara ala Créma Ingredients:

100 grams bacon, chopped
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons minced garlic
3 tablespoons minced onion
1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
3 tablespoons flour
1 cup chicken stock
1 250ml pack Alaska Créma All-Purpose Cream
3 tablespoons parmesan cheese
salt and pepper, to taste
500 grams linguini or any pasta, cooked according to package directions

How to Make Carbonara ala Créma:

1. Pan fry bacon in pan until brown and lightly toasted. Remove bacon from pan.

2. Using the same pan and remaining bacon fat, add in butter, garlic, and onions. Cook for a minute over low heat.

3. Add in mushrooms and flour. Cook for another minute.

4. Pour in stock little by little while mixing continuously to prevent lumps from forming. Bring to a boil and blend in Alaska Créma All-Purpose Cream and parmesan cheese.

5. Season with salt and pepper and toss in or pour over cooked pasta.

Click here to watch the full recipe video for Carbonara ala Créma.

Spiceh Créma Carbonarawr Recipe

Spiceh Créma Carbonarawr Ingredients:

500 grams pasta noodles
1 cup water
1 piece chicken broth cube
100 grams bacon, diced
2 tablespoons chili garlic oil
2 tablespoons butter
300 grams medium suahe
1 tablespoon flour
1 250ml pack Alaska Créma All-Purpose Cream
1/2 piece lemon juice and zest
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1 284-gram can mushroom pieces and stems

How To Make Spiceh Créma Carbonarawr:

1. Cook pasta noodles of your preference according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

2. Dissolve the chicken broth cube in 1 cup water. Set aside.

3. In a pan, fry bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towel.

4. In the same pan, add chili garlic oil and butter. Add in suahe then sauté until cooked. Set aside the suahe.

5. Add in flour then sauté for about a minute.

6. Pour in Alaska Créma All-Purpose Cream, chicken broth, lemon juice and zest, and Italian seasoning. Let it simmer until the sauce starts to thicken.

7. Add in mushroom and cooked suahe. Simmer for another minute. Season with salt and pepper, and toss pasta noodles in the sauce until fully coated.

8. Transfer to a dish then top with crispy bacon bits, parmesan, and chopped flat parsley.

These carbonara dishes are made more festive and inCREMAble with Alaska Créma All-Purpose Cream! Whether you're making something savory like carbonara or your favorite indulgent dessert, Alaska Créma All-Purpose Cream makes for a great addition, with its rich buttermilk making your homecooked dishes rich, creamy, and malinamnam.

Celebrate the holidays with your loved ones and Alaska Créma All-Purpose Cream!

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This article was created by Summit StoryLabs in partnership with Alaska.

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