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Low fat tagliatelle carbonara is a lighter version of the traditional classic Italian pasta dish. Ready in just 30 minutes, this healthier recipe is the perfect weeknight low fat dinner.

Low Fat Tagliatelle Carbonara

Low fat tagliatelle carbonara is a lighter version of the traditional classic Italian pasta dish. Ready in just 30 minutes, this healthier recipe is the perfect weeknight low fat dinner.

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword low fat carbonara, low fat dinner, low fat tagliatelle carbonara
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 450 kcal
Author Neil

Ingredients

  • 400 g dried tagliatelle
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 4 rashers of turkey bacon chopped
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 200 ml low fat crème fraiche
  • 60 g parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tbsp flatleaf parsley chopped
  • Freshly grated salt and pepper
Metric - US Customary

Instructions

  1. Cook tagliatelle according to package directions*.
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat and sauté the onion, bacon and garlic together until cooked for about 3 – 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in the crème fraiche and when it starts to bubble turn down to simmer stirring frequently for about 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat, stir in the parmesan, parsley and season to taste.
  5. Drain the pasta and combine it with the sauce. Serve.

Recipe Notes

*Make your own tagliatelle by following the steps in this recipe.