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Angel Hair Carbonara

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Ingredients
  Reduced sodium turkey bacon strips 4 , coarsely chopped
  Onion 1 , coarsely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  All-purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  1% low fat milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Low fat ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Angel hair pasta 1 Pound
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a pot, boil water and blanch angel hair pasta, drain, rinse and set aside.

MAKING
2. In a non stick skillet, add bacon and sauté until fat is separated. Remove bacon onto a plate.
3. Add onion, garlic and sauté until soft, add flour and cook until slightly brown and remove from heat. 4. To the flour mix, gradually add milk and stir until smooth, blend in ricotta cheese, the cooked bacon, parsley, 2 tablespoon parmesan, season and simmer for a couple of minutes.
5. Now, add the cooked pasta to the sauce.

SERVING
6. Serve hot in a pasta dish with remaining parmesan sprinkled on top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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