Fettuccine Alfredo with Bacon

Fettuccine Alfredo With Bacon Recipe

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Angela Painter

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This is a "Lighter" version of Alfredo!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4

Ingredients

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  • 1 pkg
    9 oz refrigerated fresh fettucine
  • 2 slice
    applewood smoked bacon chopped
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 c
    1% low-fat milk
  • 2/3 c
    grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Fettuccine Alfredo with Bacon

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid.
  2. While pasta cooks, cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heaqt 4 minutes or until crisp, stirring occassionally. Remove bacon from pan, reserving drippings. Add garlic to drippings in pan; saute 1 minute, stirring constantly. Sprinkle flour over garlic, cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly, Gradually add milk, stiring constantly; cook 2 minutes or until bubbly and slightly thick, stirring constantly.
  3. Reduce heat to low. Gradually add cheese, stirring until cheese melts. Stir in salt and reserved 1/4 cup cooking liquid. Add ot pasta to pan; toss well to combine. Sprinkle with bacon, parsley and pepper.

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