Chicken Carbonara Deluxe

Chicken Carbonara Deluxe

Turn leftover cooked chicken into this creamy, fragrant pasta experience!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
package (7 ounces) spaghetti
8
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
garlic clove, finely chopped
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2
cup whipping (heavy) cream
  1. Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package.
  2. While spaghetti is cooking, cook bacon in 3-quart saucepan over low heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp. Remove bacon from saucepan with slotted spoon; drain. Drain fat from saucepan, reserving 1 tablespoon in saucepan.
  3. Cook onion and garlic in bacon fat over medium heat about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender. Stir in spaghetti, chicken, cheese and whipping cream. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Toss with bacon.
Makes 4 servings
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Did You Know...
Carbonara is an Italian dish of spaghetti with a sauce of cream, eggs, Parmesan cheese and bits of bacon.
Substitution
For an authentic Italian preparation, use pancetta instead of bacon. Pancetta, a cured meat, is imported from Italy and is similar to bacon.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 525
    • (Calories from Fat 215 ),
  • Total Fat 24 g
    • (Saturated Fat 11 g,),
  • Cholesterol 110 mg;
  • Sodium 460 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 44 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 35 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 4 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.