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Penne Carbonara - low fat

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Serves 2

Very quick and simple main meal for 2

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  • 170g Penne
  • 1 good leek
  • 2 heaped tbs of pitted olives
  • 4 asparagus shoots
  • 200ml low fat Creme fraiche
  • 3 slices of Parma or Serrano ham
  • 2 tsp of lemon juice


    1. cook the pasta as directed
    2. thinly slice the leek
    3. microwave or steam the vegetables, cut the asparagus into bite-size pieces
    4. drain the pasta, add the creme fraiche and lemon juice, stir well
    5. add the vegetables and ham, warm through and serve

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