9-oz package Hillshire Farm® Black Forest Ham, chopped
crushed red pepper flakes or freshly ground black pepper to taste
grated Parmigiana Reggiano cheese
plus additional for garnishing
large eggs plus 2 egg yolks
Reserve 1/2-1 cup pasta water
Chopped fresh Italian parsley
Cook the pasta in salted water per the package directions until al dente.
Meanwhile, drizzle a large skillet with olive oil. Add the chopped ham. Cook over medium-high for 3-5 minutes or until browned and sightly crispy.
Add garlic, sauté for 1 minute. Add red pepper flakes if using, or black pepper to taste. Remove skillet from heat and set aside.
Drain pasta, reserve 1 cup water. If skillet has cooled return to stovetop on warm. Add pasta to skillet and mix until coated with oil.
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the cheese, eggs and onion powder.
Quickly mix the cheese mixture into the hot spaghetti and ham. Add hot pasta water in small amounts until sauce is your desired consistency.
Mix in parsley and serve immediately garnished with additional Parmigiana-Reggiano cheese.
Grated Parmesan cheese may be substituted, if desired.