Pasta Carbonara with Leeks and Lemon
Pasta Carbonara with Leeks and Lemon
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This dish transforms simple ingredients like bacon, eggs, and cheese into something that is absolutely irresistible.

    Ingredients

    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 6 slices bacon, cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces
    • 4 leeks (white and light-green parts only), halved lengthwise, rinsed well, and thinly sliced
    • 3/4 pound short pasta, such as campanelle or orecchiette
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1/2 ounce Parmesan, grated (1/4 cup), plus more for serving (optional)
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest, plus 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves, coarsely chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 24 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 2.23%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.85%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 4 mg 1.43%
    • Sodium: 95 mg 3.94%
    • Calcium: 55 mg 5.51%
    • Potassium: 54 mg 1.53%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.72%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 1 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.59%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 13.79%
    • Vitamin C 20.06%
    • Vitamin D 0.26%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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