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Molded Capellini Carbonara Recipe

Molded Capellini Carbonara Recipe

4 servings

Thin spaghetti or linguine can be substituted for the angel hair pasta. The center of the mold can be filled with a mixture of vegetables

 

Ingredients:

1/4 cup minced shallots

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1 cup seeded chopped Italian plum tomatoes

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

2 slices bacon, fried crisp, crumbled

Salt and pepper, to taste

8 ounces capellini, cooked

3 eggs, lightly beaten

Method:

Saute shallots and garlic in lightly greased skillet until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Add tomatoes, oregano and crushed red pepper. Cook, covered, over medium heat until tomatoes soften, about 4 minutes, stir in bacon and season to taste with salt and pepper. Combine with pasta and eggs and spoon into greased 6-cup ring mold. Bake, uncovered at 350 degrees until set, about 20 minutes. Invert onto serving plate.

 

Per Serving:

Calories: 249

% of calories from fat: 24

Fat (gm): 6.9

Saturated fat (gm): 2.2

Cholesterol (gm): 224.1

Sodium (mg): 99

Protein (gm): 12.8

Carbohydrate (gm): 34.1

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