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Creamy Alfredo with Bacon and Peas


  • Author: Jenna
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Ingredients

  • 4 slices thick-sliced bacon, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces dried pasta (rotini, penne, or rigatoni pasta)
  • 1 (14 1/2 oz)  can chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (1 ounce)

Instructions

  1. In a large deep skillet cook the 4 slices bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon and set aside on a plate. Do not drain any grease.
  2. Stir in garlic; cook and stir for 30 seconds more. Add 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.
  3. Stir in peas, whipping cream, and Parmesan cheese.
  4. Cook and stir about 2 minutes more or until heated through. Serve immediately. If desired, top with crumbled bacon.
  5. Serving size: 1 cup. 

Notes

Recipe and nutrition info from Better Homes and Garden

myWW points: Blue 8; Green 8;  Purple  8

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 378
  • Sugar: 4
  • Fat: 13
  • Saturated Fat: 6
  • Carbohydrates: 49
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 16