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Light spaghetti carbonara

  • Nuts Free Diet

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  • Low in Sugars Diet

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  • Preheat the oven to 220ο C (430ο F) set to fan. Add a baking pan inside and let it get very hot.
  • Cut the mushrooms into irregular pieces and add them into a bowl. Add thyme, salt, pepper, 3-4 tablespoons olive oil, the sugar, and mix.
  • Cut the turkey into cubes and add it to the bowl.
  • Transfer to the hot baking pan and bake for 10 minutes.
  • In a pot with boiling water, add salt and the spaghetti. Boil according to the packet’s instructions.
  • Drain, add 2 tablespoons olive oil, and set aside. Keep the water aside.

For the bechamel sauce

  • Place the same pot on heat, and add the olive oil and the flour. Mix with a hand whisk.
  • Add the milk in batches, whisking constantly.
  • Add the cream cheese, salt, pepper, thyme, and 1 ladleful of the water where the spaghetti boiled. Grate 1/3 of the clove of garlic, and mix.
  • Transfer the spaghetti into the bechamel sauce and mix. If the pasta seems too dry, then add a little of the water where the spaghetti boiled.
  • Transfer to your serving platter. Add the mushrooms and the turkey on top, and serve with pepper and olive oil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
22 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
21 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
20 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
21 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
7 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
38 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
20 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
20 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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