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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

340.2 g pasta
long, of choice
30 ml garlic
chopped
10 ml salt
10 ml white pepper
177 ml butter
177 ml onions
diced
6 slice bacon
thick, diced, about 1/2 lb
453.6 g chicken breasts
skinless, boneless, diced
118 ml sundried tomatoes
237 ml ham
diced
*
237 ml green peas
fresh or frozen
118 ml scallions, spring or green onions
chopped
473 ml heavy whipping cream
3 each egg yolks
*
177 ml Parmesan cheese
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

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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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