Wednesday, December 15, 2010

How to cook low-fat pasta~~~

Do you fancy a creamy pasta but worried about your waistline? Then this low-fat pasta is definitely for you~~~

Here are the ingredients should be prepared (served 4):
  • 400g fettuccine pasta
  • 3 teaspoons cornflour
  • 1 cup Carnation Light & Creamy Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup salt-reduced chicken stock
  • 125g 97% fat-free bacon, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • 150g button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped
Next is the method:
1:  Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet directions, until just tender.

2:  Blend cornflour and 1 tablespoon of milk to a smooth paste. Add remaining milk, stock, and salt and pepper.

3:  Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add bacon, garlic and onion. Spray with oil. Cook, stirring, for 6 minutes or until golden. Add mushrooms. Cover. Cook, stirring every minute, for 4 minutes or until mushrooms are tender.
4:  Drain pasta. Set aside. Return saucepan to stovetop over medium heat. Add milk mixture. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until sauce just comes to the boil. Add pasta, bacon mixture and parsley. Reduce heat to low. Toss until heated through. Season with pepper.

All done~ 


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