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Skinny Spaghetti Carbonara

Skinny Spaghetti Carbonara

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  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Healthy skinny spaghetti carbonara in a light, creamy sauce mixed with peas and bacon.


  • 1/2 lb. spaghetti
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil (optional)
  • 4 strips turkey bacon
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup pasta water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 can (15 oz.) sweet peas
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped (optional)


  1. Cook the spaghetti until al dente, reserving 1/4 cup of pasta water.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the turkey bacon with olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat until crisp on both sides. Drain on paper towels and set aside to cool, then roughly chop.
  3. Mix the eggs with cheese, salt and pepper to taste then whisk.
  4. Once the pasta is cooked, add the pasta and water immediately to the egg mixture. stirring constantly.
  5. Let it stand 5 minutes to thicken, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the bacon and peas and stir to combine.
  7. Sprinkle with parsley, dish and serve hot.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins