For a meal guaranteed to impress, serve this rich, creamy pasta alongside a peppery radicchio slaw. (Serves 4)

Spaghetti Carbonara with Leeks and Pancetta

Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

Radicchio slaw Combine 2 3/4 cups thinly sliced radicchio and 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley in a bowl. Combine 1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Add to radicchio mixture; toss well.

Red grapes 


Total time: 40 minutes

1. While water boils for pasta:
• Prepare ingredients for carbonara.

2. While pasta cooks:
• Prepare radicchio slaw.
• Wash grapes.

3. Combine egg mixture with pasta.