Light Angel Hair Carbonara

Light Angel Hair Carbonara |

Light and delicious – this version of Carbonara will leave your guest begging for more!


  • 1 12 oz. box of Angel Hair Petite Pasta Nests (or sub any long pasta such as spaghetti, thin spaghetti, linguine, etc)
  • 6 ounces of turkey bacon, chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 6 T. egg substitute (I used Egg Beaters)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 cup cooked peas
  • 1/4 t. black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Begin to bring 4 quarts of water to a boil for pasta.
  2. While water is heating up, cook bacon in a large non stick pan over medium high heat until crisp. Add garlic and stir for one minute. Reduce heat to low.
  3. Cook pasta as directed on package as soon as water is ready, drain, and add to pan with bacon. Stir in Parmesan, 2 T. chopped parsley, and peas.
  4. Combine milk and egg substitute in a bowl. Add to pasta and toss constantly until sauce thickens, about 5-6 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately garnished with chopped parsley and extra Parmesan cheese!