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Light Linguine Alla Carbonara

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 20 mins
Light Linguine Alla Carbonara
  • 8  ounces  linguine or spaghetti
  •  Nonstick spray coating
  • 2  slices  turkey bacon, sliced crosswise into strips
  • 1  egg, beaten
  • 1  cup  evaporated nonfat milk
  • 1/2  cup  frozen peas
  • 1/4  cup  chopped red sweet pepper
  • 1/4  teaspoon  crushed red pepper
  • 1/2  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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 383,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 71,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 56,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 22,
  • vit. A (RE) 175,
  • vit. C (mg) 3,
  • sodium (mg) 362,
  • calcium (mg) 414,
  • iron (mg) 4,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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