Light Linguine Alla Carbonara

Attention dieters! Turkey bacon and evaporated nonfat milk make this low-fat recipe satisfyingly delicious.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 20 mins
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Light Linguine Alla Carbonara
ounces linguine or spaghetti
Nonstick spray coating
slices turkey bacon, sliced crosswise into strips
egg, beaten
cup evaporated nonfat milk
cup frozen peas
teaspoon crushed red pepper
cup grated Parmesan cheese
Black pepper
  1. Cook linguine or spaghetti according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, spray a medium saucepan with nonstick coating. Cook turkey bacon in saucepan until crisp and light brown. Drain on paper towels. Wipe saucepan clean with a paper towel.
  3. For sauce, in same saucepan combine egg, evaporated milk, peas, sweet pepper, and crushed red pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat just until the mixture coats a metal spoon (about 6 minutes). Do not boil. Stir in bacon and half of the Parmesan cheese. Heat through.
  4. Immediately pour sauce over hot cooked pasta; toss to coat. Transfer to a warm serving platter. Sprinkle with black pepper and remaining Parmesan cheese. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Light Linguine Alla Carbonara)
    Per serving:
  • 383 kcal cal.,
  • 7 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 71 mg chol.,
  • 362 mg sodium,
  • 56 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 22 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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