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Pasta Carbonara Frittata|Craving Something Healthy
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Pasta Carbonara Frittata

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Craving Something Healthy

Ingredients

  • 6 slices of uncured turkey bacon
  • 2 leeks rinsed well, sliced into thin rounds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 pound whole wheat or regular angel hair pasta or thin spaghetti cooked al dente
  • 6 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup 1% milk
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare an 8x8 inch baking pan or saute pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Place bacon strips on paper towels and cook in a microwave about 4-5 minutes, or until crisp. Crumble bacon and set aside.
  • Cook leaks in olive oil until wilted, and just starting to turn brown in spots.
  • Mix together beaten eggs, cream, milk, parmesan cheese,salt, pepper and parsley in a medium bowl. Add bacon and leeks and stir well to combine.
  • Lay pasta on the bottom of the baking or sauté pan. Pour egg mixture over all to cover.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until frittata is puffed and lightly golden.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes before cutting into slices.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature.