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Guilt-Free Creamy Comfort: Healthier Spaghetti Carbonara

Guilt-Free Creamy Comfort: Healthier Spaghetti Carbonara | Italia Mia |

While spaghetti carbonara is not a daily indulgence if you're trying to lose weight, every once in a while you need something a little comforting. For one of those cool Fall nights when you're in need of a little Italian, this lightened-up recipe is sure to satisfy cravings. Forget dialing the Italian restaurant down the block, and create a healthier spaghetti carbonara in the comfort of your own kitchen.

From Cristina Ferrare,


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 ounces 1/4-inch-thick pancetta, diced into small cubes
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot
  • 8 ounces whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 1 cup low-fat milk, chill taken off
  • 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, plus additional for sprinkling
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Fresh mint leaves

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