Healthy Carbonara  

 

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delicious healthy Carbonara

 

After Christmas and new year, i think it’s safe to say that most people feel its time for a detox. My first recipe, healthy Carbonara, is perfect for anyone looking to eat  healthier. Only 279 calories, you can have a tasty meal without feeling too guilty. This dish only takes 12 minutes to prepare and includes just a few simple ingredients!

I came across the recipe from The Hairy Dieters recipe book, which is great for low calorie but great tasting meals. It was one of the first recipes I tried as i started out in my adventure in the kitchen.

Ingredients 

. 75g of dried pasta- spagetti, tagliatelle, ligunine ( my favorite ) any can be used

.2 rashers of  lean smoked back bacon

. oil

.200g of small chestnut mushrooms

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ingredients needed for healthy Carbonara

. 10 cherry tomatoes

. 4 tbsp half fat creme fraiche

. parmasan cheese

. black pepper

 

method

  1. Fill a pan half way with water and once boiled, add the pasta. Leave for around 12 minutes. Keep stiring every so often.
  2. While patsa  is cooking, cut the bacon into strips, taking off any fat around the sides.

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    cut the bacon into strips, taking away any fat.
  3. Add mushroom  and bacon into pan. Spray pan with oil so it doesn’t stick. let it fry for a couple of minutes until brown
  4. chop tomatoes in half, add into pan and fry for 1 minute.
  5. Drain the pasta then add to pan
  6. lastly, add in the crème fresh, parmesan and black pepper to the pan. Give it a good stir.
  7. serve and enjoy

cost and servings

Even though I made a portion made for two, there is definetly enough for another 5 serving. That would work out roughly around £1.15 per serving as in total it came to £8.02.

 

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5 thoughts on “Healthy Carbonara  ”

  1. That looks like a tasty Carbonara!
    Thanks for following my blog, which is much appreciated. Good luck with your studies, and your recipes too.
    (If you will forgive the correction, you might want to change the spelling of ‘Ingredients’)
    Best wishes, Pete.

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