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fettuccine carbonara

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lisa Durham
Monroe, LA

A low-fat recipe for the classic pasta dish made with cream, eggs, and bacon. I got the recipe from Family Circle Magazine. Hope your family loves it as much as mine!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For fettuccine carbonara

  • 6 slice
    turkey bacon - chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    fat free half and half
  • 1/2 c
    liquid egg substitute
  • 1 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 lb
  • 1 c
    frozen pea
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese- grated
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped parsley

How To Make fettuccine carbonara

  • 1
    Bring a large pot of slightly salted water to a boil.
  • 2
    Cook bacon in skillet. Whisk half and half, egg substitute, flour, nutmeg, salt, pepper in a bowl.
  • 3
    Add pasta to boiling water. Cook until al dente.
  • 4
    Add peas and cream mixture to skillet; cook, whisking until slightly thickened, 5 mins. (do not heat quickly or sauce will separate.
  • 5
    Drain pasta; don't rinse. In bowl, mix with sauce cheese and parsley.