Mama Melrose: Shrimp Carbonara

Shrimp Carbonara  

Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano, Hollywood Studios 

Serves 4 - 6

1 1/2 cups small diced pancetta bacon
1 cup small diced yellow onion
1 1/2 pounds shrimp (16/20 count) peeled and deviened
1 teaspoon fresh cracked black peppercorns
2/3 cup whipping cream
1 1/2 pounds cooked pasta
2 cups fresh grated Romano cheese
1/4 cup butter
4 eggs

Melt butter in skillet and sauté pancetta and onion until onions become transparent. Add shrimp and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Season with pepper. In bowl, lightly whisk whipping cream and eggs. Heat pasta in boiling water, drain well and add to skillet. Add egg and cream mixture and Romano cheese. Turn down the heat and keep tossing in skillet until sauce slightly thickens. Divide into 4 or 6 pasta bowls. Sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley and serve immediately.

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