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Quorn Mince Spaghetti Carbonara

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Serves 4

10 mins

Easy

359 cals
(Per serving)

10 g of fat

Made with Quorn Meat Free Mince

High in protein
Gluten free
Low in saturated fat

Ingredients

  • 175g Quorn Meat Free Mince
  • 350g dried spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (Quorn just needs to be added to the sauce, so the recipe requires about 50% less oil than you would usually use)
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 free range eggs, whisked
  • 1 tbsp grated Parmesan or vegetarian Italian style hard cheese
  • handful chopped fresh parsley

Method

  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and add the spaghetti, cook as per back of pack instructions
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a pan over a moderate heat. Add the shallot, garlic and the Quorn Mince, saute gently for 3 minutes. Stir in the vegetarian ham or bacon and cook for 2 minutes. Season to taste
  3. Whisk the eggs in a large serving bowl with the grated Italian style hard cheese. Drain the spaghetti reserving 2 large spoonfuls of cooking water
  4. Add the cooked spaghetti to the whisked eggs in the serving bowl with the ham and mince mixture and the reserved cooking liquid. Keep stirring until all the ingredients are well combined
  5. Divide the pasta between 4 bowls and serve garnished with fresh parsley and some freshly ground black pepper Really delicious!

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