Linguine Carbonara Recipe

Looking for an easy Linguine Carbonara recipe? Learn how to make Linguine Carbonara using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jkern9

Makes 2 servings



The luxurious, velvety texture of a good pasta carbonara is ephemeral at best, so you must enjoy it right away. Tempering the egg with hot pasta water keeps the sauce creamy by preventing it from curdling. For a smoky taste, use bacon in place of pancetta.

Recipe Ingredients for Linguine Carbonara

4 ounces linguine
1/2 cup skim milk
3 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 ounces bacon
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 cup Egg Beaters

Recipe Directions for Linguine Carbonara

  1. Cook pasta according to the package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain pasta in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid.

  2. Combine milk and next 4 ingredients (through pepper) in a small bowl; set milk mixture aside.

  3. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add onion and garlic to pan; sauté 3 minutes or until onion is lightly browned. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add milk mixture and pasta to pan; toss gently to coat.

  4. Place egg in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Gradually add 1/4 cup reserved hot cooking liquid, stirring constantly with a whisk. Gradually add egg mixture to pan, stirring constantly; cook 4 minutes or until sauce is thick and creamy.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 203.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
405
Calories from Fat
148
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.4g
25%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
1013mg
42%
Potassium
509mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
37.0g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
25.9g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 20% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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