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Whole Grain Pasta Carbonara

by Livestrong_Recipes  |  Feb 20, 2019

Whole Grain Pasta Carbonara
Photo Credit: denio109/ adobe stock
  1. PREP
  2. 20 m
  • COOK
  • 15 m
  • 35 m

A quick, easy spaghetti carbonara, healthy-ish with skim milk and whole wheat spaghetti.



  • 12 oz Spaghetti, Whole-wheat, Dry
  • 2 Egg
  • 1/4 cup Skim Milk
  • 1/2 oz Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 oz Canadian bacon
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 head about Garlic, Roasted


1 Cook pasta as directed. While cooking pasta, dice ham and sautee in a frying pan till a little crispy.
2 In a bowl, combine eggs, milk, butter and roasted garlic, and use an immersion blender to blend well.
3 Drain pasta and return to hot pasta cooking pot. While stirring, mix in egg-milk-cheese-garlic mixture.
4 Keep stirring for a few minutes until sauce thickens. Add in ham and stir.
5 Serve with more parmesan cheese and ground black pepper, if desired.