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Turkey Bacon Carbonara

turkey-bacon-carbonara

Description



Zest, cheese, bacon? Okay, count us in! This fresh twist on a classic pasta dish is just what your diet was missing.

Prep
25m

Cook
14-18m

Serves
12

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Ingredients



  • 1 pack Kunzler Turkey Bacon, chopped into ½ - ¾ “pieces

  • 4 each Leeks, cut crosswise into thin slices
  • 2 Tbsp. Oil
  • 1 pack Green Zucchini “noodles”
  • 1 pack Yellow Zucchini “noodles”
  • 1 each Lemon
  • 6 oz. Egg whites
  • ½ Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ Cup Fresh Parsley, chopped (optional)

Directions



Step 1

Chop the leeks, place in large container with cold water. Rinse to remove any dirt

Step 2

Chop the bacon, set aside

Step 3

Zest the lemon and aside. If you do not have a zester, use vegetable peeler and finely dice the strips

Step 4

Place a large sauté pan on stove on medium high heat

Step 5

Add 2 tablespoons oil and add the leeks. Cook for 8-10 minutes until the leeks are slightly golden

Step 6

Add Turkey bacon, cook additional 6-8 minutes. Stirring to incorporate

Step 7

Add both zucchini noodles, lemon zest, and juice from the lemon. Stir to incorporate all ingredients

Step 8

Add egg whites and parmesan cheese. If necessary add 2-4 T warm water to create sauce

Step 9

Finish by stirring in the chopped fresh parsley

Turkey Bacon Carbonara

http://www.kunzler.com/recipe/turkey-bacon-carbonara/

Ingredients

  • 1 pack Kunzler Turkey Bacon, chopped into ½ - ¾ “pieces

  • 4 each Leeks, cut crosswise into thin slices
  • 2 Tbsp. Oil
  • 1 pack Green Zucchini “noodles”
  • 1 pack Yellow Zucchini “noodles”
  • 1 each Lemon
  • 6 oz. Egg whites
  • ½ Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ Cup Fresh Parsley, chopped (optional)

Directions

  1. Chop the leeks, place in large container with cold water. Rinse to remove any dirt
  2. Chop the bacon, set aside
  3. Zest the lemon and aside. If you do not have a zester, use vegetable peeler and finely dice the strips
  4. Place a large sauté pan on stove on medium high heat
  5. Add 2 tablespoons oil and add the leeks. Cook for 8-10 minutes until the leeks are slightly golden
  6. Add Turkey bacon, cook additional 6-8 minutes. Stirring to incorporate
  7. Add both zucchini noodles, lemon zest, and juice from the lemon. Stir to incorporate all ingredients
  8. Add egg whites and parmesan cheese. If necessary add 2-4 T warm water to create sauce
  9. Finish by stirring in the chopped fresh parsley