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Weight Watchers Spaghetti Carbonara


  • Author: Jenna
  • Yield: 6 1x

Description

Pasta Carbonara – creamy pasta coated in an egg and cheese sauce and topped with bacon. An easy 5 ingredient dish that comes together in under 20 minutes. 


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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces spaghetti (use whole wheat spaghetti for NI)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

1. In a large pot of boiling water, cook pasta according to package instructions.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add bacon and cook until brown and crispy, about 6-8 minutes; reserve excess fat.

3. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and Parmesan; set aside.

4. Reduce the burner heat to low. Stir in garlic until fragrant with the leftover bacon fat, and cook for about 1 minute. Stir in pasta and egg mixture, and gently toss to combine; season with salt and pepper, to taste.

5. Serve immediately, garnished with parsley or more parmesan cheese if desired.

Serving size: 1 cup 


Notes

myWW points: Blue 10; Green 11;  Purple 10

  • Category: Medium
  • Method: StoveTop
  • Cuisine: Italian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 269
  • Sugar: .9
  • Fat: 7.66
  • Saturated Fat: 3.33
  • Carbohydrates: 34.37
  • Fiber: 2.1
  • Protein: 14.55

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