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Creamy Tuna Carbonara

Creamy Tuna Carbonara

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A tin of tuna turns this pasta dish into a carbonara delight.

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125 ml cream
5 ml fresh garlic, crushed
6 spring onions, sliced
30 ml olive oil
1 Knorr bacon Carbonara Flavour Pasta Sauce
1425 g large tin tuna in water, drained
100 g Parmesan cheese, grated
300 g fettuccine

Preparation method

Cook pasta in boiling salted water until al dente.
In a large pan heat oil on medium heat.
Gently fry the spring onions and garlic, stirring constantly.
Add tuna, stir for 1-2 minutes ensuring tuna is evenly mixed.
Prepare KNORR Bacon Carbonara Flavour Pasta Sauce as per packet instructions.
Add to tuna together with cream.
Simmer lightly, add half the Parmesan cheese to the pan and stir until it has melted.
Serve in bowls, topped with remaining Parmesan cheese.
Better For You Tips: For a more nutritious carbonara replace the cream with half (125ml) low fat milk and half (125 ml) cream, use wholewheat spaghetti instead of fettucini and omit the grated Parmesan cheese as a topping

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