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Low-Fat Fettuccini Carbonara

This lower-fat carbonara is great for athletes who have a low-calorie budget, but still has the same great taste. Serve with a side salad or vegetables to balance the meal.


Low-Fat Fettuccini Carbonara Fettuccini Carbonara with garnish



This recipe has been adapted from the Survival for the Active Family Cookbook. This cookbook was developed by the team of sports dietitians at the Australian Institute of Sport. The recipes in the book are aimed at busy parents who need to take care of the differing nutrition needs of their active families.

Cooking Classes

A cooking class is a great way to give athletes more confidence in the kitchen, teach some cooking skills and educate them a little along the way. See our guide to conducting a cooking class, with example menus which includes this recipe.

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