Asparagus and Chicken Carbonara

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 349.3
  • Total Fat: 6.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,312.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.6 g
  • Protein: 36.8 g

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Prevent the eggs from scrambling by being careful not to heat the egg mixture too rapidly. Prevent the eggs from scrambling by being careful not to heat the egg mixture too rapidly.
Number of Servings: 5


    4 cups cooked whole wheat spaghetti noodles (8oz dry)
    2 cups (1-inch) slices asparagus
    1/2 cup egg substitute
    1/2 cup evaporated fat-free milk
    2 teaspoons olive oil
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1/4 cup chicken broth
    2 6oz packages Oscar Meyer Deli Fresh "Chicken Breast Cuts" oven roasted flavor
    1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
    3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    3/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    4 Jennie-O Turkey bacon slices, cooked and crumbled


Cook pasta in boiling water 10 minutes or until al dente; add asparagus during final 2 minutes of cooking. Drain pasta mixture in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/3 cup cooking liquid. Combine reserved cooking liquid, egg substitute, and milk, stirring with a whisk.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil and onion to pan; sauté 2 minutes. Add chicken broth; cook 1 minute. Add pasta mixture; stir to combine. Remove from heat; stir in milk mixture, chicken, and cheese. Place pan over medium heat, and cook 4 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in parsley, salt, pepper, and turkey bacon. Serve immediately.

Makes 5 servings
Serving size: about 1 1/4 cups

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user USER31577.