Healthy Carbonara

Fettuccine carbonara conjures up images of cream-laden pasta garnished with fatty bacon. But never fear, YOURLifeChoices has an indulgent pasta dish which won’t interfere with your diabetic meal plan.

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Fettuccine carbonara conjures up images of cream-laden pasta garnished with fatty bacon. But never fear, YOURLifeChoices has an indulgent pasta dish which won’t interfere with your diabetic meal plan.

Ingredients
250g fettuccine
1 teaspoon olive oil
100g lean bacon, chopped
6 tablespoons light crème fraiche
2 tablespoons fresh parmesan, grated
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method
Cook the pasta and drain.
Meanwhile, heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the bacon and fry for 4-5 minutes.
Mix the crème fraiche, parmesan, egg and parsley in a bowl. Pour it onto the pasta and add the bacon. Stir to combine.
Season and serve.



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    COMMENTS

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    Alida Talbot
    6th Feb 2013
    11:08am
    leave out the creme fraiche - you don't need it - maybe put in a little bit more parmesan and you have an authentic dish, the original does NOT have any cream of any kind
    this is the season for Basil add that as well as the parsley if you like, the aim of the game is flavour!!

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