Farfalle Pasta with Fried Egg

Farfalle Pasta with Fried Egg

Bow-tie pasta with fried egg and cheese.

As a kid, I did not like eggs, but loved pasta, especially bow-tie («farfalle» in Italian). This was my mother's ingenious way to get me acquainted with eggs: It worked!

2 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 15 min

450 calories per serving 


Ingredients

150 g farfalle (bow-tie), or other short pasta   2 1/4 cups
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil   10 mL
1/2 tbsp chives, fresh, finely chopped   2 g
2 1/2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated   8 g
1/4 cup pasta cooking water   65 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
2 eggs size large    
1 tbsp butter, unsalted   14 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

Keep the serving dishes in the oven at the lowest setting so they are warm when you serve.

Put a colander in the sink to drain the cooked pasta so that it will be ready when needed.

Method

  1. To save time, the pasta and the eggs are cooked at the same time. Start cooking the pasta.
  2. Meanwhile, put the olive oil, chives and almost all of the cheese in a serving bowl and set aside in the oven at the lowest setting. Reserve a few spoonfuls of cheese to sprinkle on top of each dish when serving. When the pasta is almost ready, remove the required amount of pasta cooking water and add it to the bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Melt the butter in a nonstick skillet, then break the eggs into it and cook 2-3 min over high heat until the whites are set. To cook more than 4 eggs, you may need to work with 2 skillets at the same time.
  4. Drain the pasta, pour it into the serving bowl then toss well. Spoon the seasoned pasta into the warmed serving dishes and place one egg on top of the pasta. Sprinkle with the reserved cheese, then serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (260g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

450

Fat

16 g

25 %

Saturated 6 g
+ Trans 0.2 g

29 %

Cholesterol

235 mg

Sodium

420 mg

17 %

Carbohydrate

57 g

19 %

Fibre

3 g

13 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

17 g

Vitamin A

15 %

Vitamin C

0 %

Calcium

8 %

Iron

15 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 0 serving
Grain Products: servings
Milk and Alternatives: ¼ serving
Meat and Alternatives: ½ serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Iron, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Good source of :
Folacin, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B12

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This recipe is in the following categories: Eggs | Pasta | Main courses/Entrées | Halal | Kosher | Vegetarian

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