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Quick Pasta Carbonara

 Quick Pasta Carbonara
Recipe provided by Philadelphia® Cream Cheese
4 ServingsPrep Time: 20 min Total Time: 20 min

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound fettuccine
  • 4 slices Oscar Mayer® Bacon, chopped
  • 4 ounces (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA® Cream Cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup KRAFT® Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  • COOK pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large
  • skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon,
  • reserving 2 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels.
  • ADD remaining ingredients to reserved drippings; cook on low heat
  • until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well blended and heated
  • through.
  • DRAIN pasta; place in large bowl. Add cream cheese sauce and bacon;
  • mix lightly. Yield: 4 servings.
SERVING SUGGESTION: For added color and texture, serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/4 cups equals 510 calories, 25 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 550 mg sodium,

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Quick Pasta Carbonara (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 52 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 20 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.