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Bean Pasta Carbonara

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Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 15 minutes

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Serves 2

NUTRITIONAL DATA P/S: Cals481, p56g, c16g, f18g, fibre 12g High protein carbonara using bean pasta. I like chickpea or mung bean but if you don't have bean pasta sub for regular pasta. Recipe is very calorie friendly to lighten up carbonara with lots of flavor.

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  • 80g (1/2 large) Onion, diced
  • 30g Garlic, minced
  • 150g Bacon lean, diced
  • 200g Mushrooms, sliced
  • 100g Pasta, Chickpea Fettuccine


  • 2 large (60g) eggs
  • 50g Ricotta, light
  • 40g Parmesan Cheese, grated (grate 10g extra for garnish)
  • 5g Parsley, chopped (set aside some for garnish)


  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Parsley


  1. Sauté onions with garlic then add bacon and mushrooms. Cook until mushrooms soften.

  2. Mix together eggs, ricotta, cheese and parsley. Place aside.

  3. Cook pasta as per directions.

  4. When pasta has cooked drain, add in bacon and mushroom mix in pot. Then stir in sauce over a low heat until sauce has combined.

  5. Garnish with grated parmesan and parsley.

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