Carbonara Risotto

Try this easy & impressive recipe of Carbonara Risotto.
Homemade delicious savory recipe tabbouleh Carbonara Risotto


Calories 431 Carbs 66g
Protein 22g Fat 8.5g
Saturates 3.3g Sugars 5.3g

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  1. 300 g Arborio rice
  2. 200 g gammon visible fat removed and cut into small pieces
  3. 200 g mushrooms sliced
  4. 90 g extra light cream cheese like Philadelphia Lightest
  5. 1 large onion peeled and finely chopped
  6. 2 garlic cloves peeled and crushed
  7. 30 g Parmesan cheese finely grated
  8. 1.4 L stock made up of 1 chicken and 1 vegetable stock cube and 1.4L of boiling water
  9. 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  10. low-calorie cooking spray
  11. salt and pepper to taste


  1. Spray a large frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over medium heat. Add the gammon pieces, onion, and garlic, and cook for 5 minutes until the onion begins to soften and the gammon is seared.
  2. Add the rice and cook for a further 3 minutes.
  3. Begin to ladle in the stock. Add two ladles and stir well. Once the liquid has been absorbed add more and repeat. It will take around 30 minutes to add all the stock.
  4. While the risotto is cooking, take a separate frying pan and spray with low-calorie cooking spray. Cook the mushrooms for 5 minutes until they have some color and set aside.
  5. When you get to the last few ladles of stock, add mushrooms, white wine vinegar, and Parmesan. Keep stirring well.
  6. At the end, add the cream cheese and stir a few more times over the heat so it combines well. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.


  1. 10 MINS
  2. 38 MINS
  3. 431 KCAL
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