Pasta Carbonara with Bacon

Pasta Carbonara with Bacon

A delightful dish based on the Italian classic, with low-fat ingredients and healthy vegetables added.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

6
oz uncooked fettuccine or spaghetti
4
slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces (1/4 lb)
1
clove garlic, chopped
1
egg
3/4
cup milk
3/4
cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4
cups fresh baby spinach leaves
3/4
cup chopped plum (Roma) tomato (1 medium)
1/2
cup thinly sliced green onions (8 medium)
1
container (6 oz) Greek Fat Free plain yogurt
  1. Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package. In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon and garlic until crisp. Drain; remove from skillet, and set aside.
  2. In small bowl, slightly beat egg; stir in milk, Parmesan cheese and pepper. Place cooked fettuccine in skillet. Add milk mixture, spinach, tomato, green onions and reserved garlic and bacon. Cover; cook about 5 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until spinach is tender.
  3. Stir in yogurt; cook over low heat just until heated through.
Makes 4 servings
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Make It Your Way
Serve with additional freshly grated Parmesan cheese and freshly ground black pepper.
Serving Suggestion
A Caesar salad, crusty French bread or a baguette, and gelato or ice cream for dessert would make this Italian menu complete.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 360
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 115mg;
  • Sodium 790mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 1/2 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.