Updated Fettuccine Carbonara

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4 servings,1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each

Light cream cheese product and Caesar dressing team up to make the flavourful sauce in this classic dish.

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  • Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding peas to the boiling water for the last 3 min.
  • Meanwhile, beat cream cheese product, dressing and flour in medium saucepan with whisk until well blended. Gradually stir in milk. Add ham; cook on medium-low heat 5 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain pasta mixture; return to saucepan. Add cream cheese sauce; mix lightly. Cook 2 to 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Top with parsley and Parmesan.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this dish with a crisp mixed green salad topped with your favourite Kraft Calorie-Wise Dressing.

Makeover - How We Did It

We've taken a classic recipe and made it over be preparing it with Philadelphia Light Cream Cheese Product, Kraft Calorie-Wise Dressing, skim milk and Kraft 100% Parmesan Light Grated cheese instead of whipping cream, eggs and full-fat cheese. These changes will save 320 calories and 29 grams of total fat, including 10 grams of saturated fat, per serving.


  • 4 servings,1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each

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Nutrition Bonus

Since this flavourful version of a classic recipe uses better-for-you products, it can be part of a healthful eating plan.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings,1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each
Calories 380
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 700mg
Carbohydrate 59g
Dietary fibre 8g
Sugars 9g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 40 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • sylvielandry |

  • jessicaaross@hotmail.com |

    Next time I will add mushrooms and use an herb & garlic cream cheese. Still good...but was lacking that little something.

  • sagarradhika |

    Same recipe but a Meatless version was also Superb!