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Rebecca's revamped Carbonara

By rebeccanorstrom (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 5 out of 5.3 ratings
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2
Healthier and more delicious than the standard carbonara!
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Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 50g frozen peas, defrosted
  • 8 button mushrooms, sliced
  • 200g creme fraiche
  • 6 rashers bacon, cut into small chunks
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 150g spaghetti
  • 25g parmesan cheese
  • salt
  • pepper

Method

  • STEP 1
    Boil a pan of salted water and cook spaghetti following packet instructions.
  • STEP 2
    Meanwhile, heat a small amount of vegetable oil in a large pan or wok. Add the onion and garlic and cook on a medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the bacon and mushrooms and cook for a further 5 minutes until the mushrooms soften and the bacon is crisp.
  • STEP 3
    In a bowl, beat the egg, creme fraiche, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper together until it's combined and set aside.
  • STEP 4
    Drain the pasta and add to the pan with the vegetables and bacon. Pour over the egg mixture along with the defrosted peas and gently combine all the ingredients over a medium heat for 1 minute.
  • STEP 5
    Serve with extra parmesan and black pepper to taste.
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