Creamy Alfredo with Bacon and Peas

Creamy Alfredo with Bacon and Peas – Weight Watchers recipes

Creamy Alfredo with Bacon and Peas

Yield :

  • PointsPlus : 10 (4 servings)
  • SmartPoints: 12
  • Serving size: 4

Ingredients :

  • 4 slices thick-sliced bacon, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces dried rotini, penne, or rigatoni pasta
  • 1 14½ ounce can chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • ¼ cup whipping cream
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese (1 ounce)
  • Crumbled, crisp-cooked bacon (optional)

Preparation :

  • In a large deep skillet cook the 4 slices bacon until crisp.
  • Stir in garlic; cook and stir for 30 seconds more.
  • Stir in pasta, broth, the water, salt, and pepper.
  • Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 12 to 15 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring once.
  • Stir in peas, whipping cream, and Parmesan cheese.
  • Cook and stir about 2 minutes more or until heated through.
  • Serve immediately.
  • If desired, top with crumbled bacon.

Nutritional Info :

  • PointsPlus : 10 (4 servings)
  • SmartPoints: 12
  • Serving size: 4
  • Calories: 378
  • Fat: 13
  • Saturated fat: 6
  • Carbohydrates: 49
  • Sugar: 4
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 16

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