Fettuccine Carbonara

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Latchy

This is a low fat recipe in answer to a query on the threads.

Top Review by Peter J

Wow! This was better than carbonara I've been served in restaurants that were no doubt loaded with butter / fat. When I asked my girlfriend to concur it deserved 5 stars she said more like 50 stars!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Coat a large not stick pan with cooking spray.
  2. Sauté garlic and onion for 2 minutess.
  3. Toss in ham and cook 2 minutes.
  4. Add sliced mushrooms and cook a further 2-3 minutes.
  5. Remove from pan and set to one side.
  6. In same saucepan melt margarine, add flour mixing well.
  7. Slowly add in evaporated milk and then skim milk, mixing continually until smooth.
  8. Stir in dry soup mix, stock powder and parmesan cheese.
  9. Return mushroom mixture to pot and combine well, add salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Fill a large saucepan 3/4 full with water add a pinch of salt (optional).
  11. Bring to boil, add pasta, bring back to boil then simmer stirring occasionally to keep pasta separated.
  12. Cook 10 minutes or until pasta is cooked, drain, divide into 4 serves.
  13. Pour sauce over pasta and serve.

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