My parents used to make a spaghetti dish when we were kids that involved the following ingredients: spaghetti, scrambled egg, crushed red chilli flakes, Lawry’s Garlic Salt, frozen french-cut green beans and parmesan.
I think of it as veggie carbonara, with green stuff in place of bacon, which some might say is an insult to carbonara, but I say what’s in a name? Regardless…
Whenever I’m feeling unwell, I always get a craving for this recipe. And so, dinner last night brought together: spaghetti, scrambled egg, crushed red chilli flakes, sauteed onion (everything’s better with onion), garlic and parsley (in place of the Lawry’s), fresh green beans (because that’s what came in the Riverford box this week), peas (cuz it didn’t feel right making this dish without tapping the freezer at least once) and, as ever, lots and lots of Parmesan.
Feeling much better now, especially after following my pasta bomb with this: