This carbonara is sure to be a hit with all the family!

 


Ingredients (serves 5)

  • 1 tin of Carnation light milk
  • 250g light cream cheese
  • 250g steamed cauliflower
  • 1 large brown onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 6 rashers of short cut bacon
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large chicken breast, diced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 packet frozen spinach
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 packet spaghetti or other pasta

Method

  1. Cook pasta as per packet directions.
  2. Puree the steamed cauliflower.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Cook diced onion, garlic, bacon and mushrooms for about 5 minutes. Add peas and spinach and cook a further 5 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl and set aside.
  4. In the same pan add the remaining oil and cook the chicken for about 5 minutes, or until just cooked. Return the bacon and onion mix to the pan.
  5. Pour in the carnation milk, add cream cheese and pureed cauliflower. Stir until well combined. Stir through parmesan cheese.
  6. Serve with spaghetti or pasta of your choice and top with extra parmesan cheese.


  • I would leave out the bacon. Thanks for the recipe.

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  • So creamy and delicious! I might try this without any meat so I can eat it, and see if my kids like it. If not, I’ll make as intended. Yum! Thanks for sharing!

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  • Yum. Looks so good. Must give this one a try. Always love recipes that I can add more vegies to it.

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  • Veggies are so good for all of us!

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  • carbonara

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  • This looks very delightful Thankyou

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  • I am with you – love my veg… thanks for sharing!

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  • this looks and sounds great! we try for two meat free days a week and this is perfect!

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  • On ya for sharing this wonderful version of a family fave. LOVE all the veg, and will try it next week

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  • Yummy

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  • now this is just great i have never thought of sneaking in extra vegetables in carbonara very clever!

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  • Yummy will try this thanks for share

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  • This looks so so good!

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  • this looks like a lovely chicken and vegetable pasta but not really a carbonara with no cream, no egg and no garlic!

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  • Looks great,l love a good carbonara pasta,thanks.

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