Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Slimming World - Spaghetti Carbonara

Serves 4

Ready in about 20 minutes

Syns - Extra Easy Free

Ingredients

397g dried spaghetti
2 eggs
2 egg yolks
57g quark
salt and freshly ground black pepper
Fry light
1 onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
340g lean ham, diced
large mixed salad to serve.


Method

1. Cook the spaghetti according to the packet instructions. Drain and keep warm. Meanwhile, mix the eggs and the egg yolks together and whisk in the quark until smooth. Season well and set aside.

2. Spray a non-stick frying pan with the Fry light and place over a medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened. Add the ham and cook for 1-2 minutes

3. Add the spaghetti to the frying pan and mix well. Pour in the egg mixture and stir until the pasta is well coated. Remove from the heat and serve with a large mixed salad on the side

12 comments:

Jill Christurch UK said...

Love this recipe. Feels really naughty and is satisfying

Anonymous said...

Can you use fromage frais instead of quark?

Emra said...

I suppose you could, but if you do use very low fat fromage frais

Anonymous said...

can this be frozen?

Anonymous said...

No it doesnt freeze

Anonymous said...

can fat free cottage cheese be used instead of quark?

Anonymous said...

Do you have to use quark?

Anonymous said...

I have made carbonara with fat free yoghurt and fromage frais, although imo it's creamiest with quark

Anonymous said...

Is it syn free

Anonymous said...

Yes its syn free

Lisa Curley said...

I use laughing cow extra light and just stir it into the hot pasta.

Anonymous said...

Can you use creme fresh instead of quark