Lower-Fat Pasta Carbonara

Pancetta is a delicate Italian meat similar to bacon. It can be cooked in much the same way and is deliciously crispy.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. spaghetti
  • ½ cup Egg Beaters
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • ¼ cup grated Pecorino-Romano cheese
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup diced Canadian bacon
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper

Directions

  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. While the pasta cooks, whisk the Egg Beaters, ⅓ cup Parmesan, Pecorino, and salt in a medium mixing bowl until smooth and creamy.
  • As soon as the spaghetti is done, fold the egg mixture into the drained hot spaghetti. Add the bacon. Top with pepper and reserved Parmesan.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. spaghetti
  • ½ cup Egg Beaters
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • ¼ cup grated Pecorino-Romano cheese
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup diced Canadian bacon
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper

Directions

  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. While the pasta cooks, whisk the Egg Beaters, ⅓ cup Parmesan, Pecorino, and salt in a medium mixing bowl until smooth and creamy.
  • As soon as the spaghetti is done, fold the egg mixture into the drained hot spaghetti. Add the bacon. Top with pepper and reserved Parmesan.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories410
Total Fat4.5g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium500mg
Total Carbohydrate75g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars4g
Protein14g