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Spaghetti Carbonara

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Serves 2

A homemade Italian dish, Spaghetti smothered in white creamy sauce.

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  • 250ml Semi Skimmed Milk
  • 20g Margarine
  • 15g Mustard Powder
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 80g Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 140g Spaghetti
  • 60g Vegetables (Carrots, Peas, Sweetcorn)
  • 30g Bread Crumbs
  • 60g Chopped Bacon


    1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees celcius/Gas mark 6.
    2. Cook the spaghetti in boiling water for 10-15 minutes until al dente (in the last 5 minutes add the carrots)
    3. When al dente bring off the boil, drain the spaghetti then place it back into the saucepan.
    4. Place the flour, margarine, mustard powder, seasoning and the milk into saucepan on a medium temperature, stir with hand whisk.
    5. Stir constantly whilst boiling until sauce thickens and free of lumps.
    6. Once cooked, remove from the heat and stir half of the cheddar cheese until melted and the pre cooked bacon chunks.
    7. Pour the sauce into the sauce pan and mix thoroughly.
    8. Then pour it into a heat proof container then its ready to serve

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