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Creamy Leftover Turkey Carbonara


Leftover turkey makes this delicious and creamy dish, and it is such an easy and simple recipe to make as well.













Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber


1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
or other vegetable oil
½ tablespoon butter, unsalted
3 slices bacon
thinly sliced
3 tablespoons pine nuts
3 large eggs
1 cup milk
or cream if you prefer creamier
4 cloves garlic
minced, or to taste
4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
plus extra to serve
500 grams spaghetti
prefer whole wheat
2 cups turkey
shredded, from leftover, about 320 grams
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
flat-leaf, plus more for serving


Heat the oil and butter in a deep frypan or a large sauce pan over medium-low heat.

Stir in the bacon and cook until just beginning to crisp.

Stir in the pine nuts and cook, stirring, for a further minute or until start to brown.

In a bowl big, add the eggs, cream, garlic and parmesan, and whisk until well blended.

Stir in bacon and pine nuts, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Cook the pasta according to packet instructions, then drain well.

Stir the hot pasta into the egg mixture and toss for about 1 minute and let the heat from the pasta cook the sauce.

Stir through the turkey and parsley.

Sprinkle parmesan and parsley on top.

Serve warm.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 258g (9.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 71327% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 33%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 178mg 59%
Sodium 303mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 34%
Dietary Fiber 4g 18%
Sugars g
Protein 57g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 19% Iron 31%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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