WEIGHT WATCHER’S SPAGHETTI CARBONARA

Make this delicious spaghetti carbonara recipe from Gennaro Contaldo..

A classic Italian dish which is quick and easy to master.

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Pasta, eggs, cheese, and bacon come together in the ultimate Italian favorite: spaghetti carbonara. Ready in less than 45 minutes.

Yield :

  • Makes 4 servings .

Ingredients :

  • 8 ounces spaghetti (use whole wheat spaghetti for NI)
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup grated Parmesan
  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

Preparation :

  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; reserve ½ cup water and drain well.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and Parmesan; set aside.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add bacon and cook until brown and crispy, about 6-8 minutes; reserve excess fat.
  • Stir in garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in pasta and egg mixture, and gently toss to combine; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add reserved pasta water, one tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.

Nutritional Info :

  • Serving size: 6 Calories: 269 Fat: 7.66 Saturated fat: 3.33 Carbohydrates: 34.37 Sugar: .9 Fiber: 2.1 Protein: 14.55

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