cheap and cheerful carbonara

very cheap and quick carbonara!

Preparation Time

h m

Cook Time

h m

Servings

0

Ingredients

Instructions

Step 1:

  • 1) Boil the water for spaghetti – I always add salt
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  • 2) Whilst waiting for the water to boil chop the mushrooms into quarters and cut the ham into strips
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  • 3) When boiled add the spaghetti to the water
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  • 4) Start to fry the mushrooms in a knob of butter
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  • 5) Gradually add the soft cheese and milk in roughly equal quantities until the sauce is at a thickness you require
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  • 6) When the spaghetti is very nearly ready or done add the ham to the sauce
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  • 7) Drain the spaghetti and return to the pan
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  • 8) Add the sauce mixture to the drained spaghetti and stir
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  • 9) Serve and enjoy.
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  • I estimated that this would cost less than £1 per serving