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Chicken Carbonara

 
Chicken Carbonara
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A rich and delicious version of the classic pasta Carbonara loaded with chicken, ham, peas and sun-dried tomatoes in a creamy sauce.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

45

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

3/4 pound pasta
long, of choice
2 tablespoons garlic
chopped
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons white pepper
3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup onions
diced
6 slice bacon
thick, diced, about 1/2 lb
1 pound chicken breasts
skinless, boneless, diced
1/2 cup sundried tomatoes
1 cup ham
diced
*
1 cup green peas
fresh or frozen
1/2 cup scallions, spring or green onions
chopped
2 cups heavy whipping cream
3 large egg yolks
*
3/4 cup parmesan, parmigiano-reggiano cheese, grated
grated

Directions

Cook pasta in plenty of boiling salted water until tender but firm to the bite, 10 to 12 minutes, or according to package directions.

Drain.

Sauté garlic, salt and white pepper in ¼ cup butter in skillet over medium-high heat until garlic is softened, 2 to 3 minutes.

Add onion, bacon and chicken and cook over medium heat until bacon is browned but not crisp and chicken is cooked through and no longer pink, about 10 minutes.

Add sun-dried tomatoes, ham, peas and green onions and cook, stirring, until heated through, about 2 minutes.

Whip together cream and egg yolks and add to skillet.

Stir in cheese.

Cut remaining ½ cup butter into cubes and add to skillet.

Cook, stirring, until butter melts, 1 to 2 minutes.

Pour over pasta and toss.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+1

almost 5 years

Rich creamy and decadent. Preparation was quick and fairly easy, I left out the butter called for in the recipe, it didn't need it. Flavors worked very well together. Added some black pepper when serving and a squeeze of lemon.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 312g (11.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 94760% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 63g 97%
Saturated Fat 37g 185%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 254mg 85%
Sodium 1555mg 65%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars g
Protein 85g
Vitamin A 47% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 25% Iron 21%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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