Low-Fat Spaghetti or Fettuccine Carbonara

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by echo echo

A light version of a pasta favorite. Turkey bacon can be substituted for the ham. We love pepper in our family, but if 1 tsp sounds like a lot to you, just use an amount that suits your taste.

Top Review by MamaJ

This is a quick, easy and yummy weeknight dinner. I love carbonara but it is really high in fat. This is a nice substitute. I used Canadian bacon instead of ham and it worked just great. I would definitely recommend using the fresh herbs rather than substituting dried--they really bump up the flavor, particularly when cutting back on fat. I cut back a little on the pepper because my little guy doesn't like things too spicy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the first five ingredients (egg substitute through parsley.
  3. In a skillet, stir-fry ham and shallot 1-2 minutes over medium heat until shallot is soft and translucent.
  4. Add pasta to the skillet and pour in the egg mixture; continue cooking, while tossing continuously, about 2-3 minutes until the sauce thickens enough to coat the pasta.
  5. Season with pepper and serve.

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