Dinner tonight: Try this Pasta Carbonara with The Laughing Cow

by Amy Rohu
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Amy Rohu

This Italian favourite combines pasta with The Laughing Cow Lightest to create a delicious creamy yet lower-fat sauce and swaps pancetta for chicken giving fans of this dish a new taste experience.

The Laughing Cow has partnered with leading Irish lifestyle influencers and Nutritionist, Juliette Kellow for the creation of this recipe.

Serves 3

Ingredients

250g pappardelle pasta
2 tbsp sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped, and 1 tbsp of the oil from the jar
1 shallot, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
150g baby spinach
200g frozen peas, defrosted
100g leftover roast chicken
6 The Laughing Cow Lightest Cheese Triangles
100ml semi-skimmed milk
25g Parmesan cheese, grated
Chopped basil, to garnish

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Method

1. Bring a pan of salted water to boil, add the pasta and cook according to the pack instructions until al dente.
2. In a large pan, add the oil, shallot and garlic, and cook for 2-3 minutes until softened.
3. Add the sun-dried tomatoes and spinach. Season well with salt and pepper and cook for a few minutes until the spinach starts to wilt.
4. Add the peas and chicken. Cook for 2-3 minutes to heat through.
5. Add 2 ladlefuls of the pasta cooking water and The Laughing Cow Lightest Cheese Triangles to the chicken and veg. Allow the cheese to melt, then add the milk and heat for 1-2 minutes.
6. Drain the pasta and add to the sauce together with most of the Parmesan cheese. Mix well and serve with the remaining Parmesan cheese, garnished with the basil.

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