Carbonara Slimming World Recipe – Vegetarian Option

Today I have a lovely carbonara slimming world recipe for you that I think you are just going to love and yep I have made it vegetarian (thought you can of course add meat and use regular parmesan that is totally up to you)

I love carbonara it is so creamy and moreish and this is so light on syns ( see below) you could eat it again and again!

 

Carbonara Slimming World Recipe

Why is called a Carbonara?

There are many theories for the origin of the name carbonara,

Since the name is derived from carbonaro (the Italian word for ‘charcoal burner’), some believe the dish was first made as a hearty meal for Italian charcoal workers. In parts of the United States, this etymology gave rise to the term “coal miner’s spaghetti”. It seems more likely that it is an “urban dish” from Rome,] perhaps popularized by the restaurant La Carbonara in Rome. (source

 

Carbonara Slimming World Recipe – ingredients

  • 500g dried spaghetti
  • 5 slices quorn bacon (0.5 syns per slice) 
  • 10 sweet cherry tomatoes
  • 4 eggs
  • 5 tbsp fat-free plain fromage frais
  • 3  tbsp  vegetarian Parmesan (1 syn per talesopoon)
  •  Handful of chives

Carbonara Slimming World Recipe

Carbonara Slimming World Recipe – method

  1. Cook the spaghetti  (as per usual)
  2.  Fry bacon and 1 teaspoon minced garlic according to pack instructions  for  a few minutes over a high heat.
  3. Meanwhile, beat the eggs, add in black pepper and stir in the fromage frais,
  4. Drained spaghetti add the bacon and mix well and mix
  5. Remove from the heat and add in the egg mixture and mix well again
  6.  Serve with juice cherry tomatoes and top with Parmesan and chives.

 

How to serve your Carbonara Slimming World Recipe

I sometimes like to add friend mushrooms into the mix to because I just love them and they are full of goodness. My kids like a hot baguette with their carbonara and my other half likes salad with his. I wonder wht you will add to yours and what you will serve it with

Syn Value of carbonara slimming world style

It work out at a bout 1 syn per serving which is wonderful!

 

If you enjoyed this recipe you might also like my recipe for slimming world quiche 

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