Turkey Capellini Carbonara

Prep time: 10min
Total time: 20min
Serves: 6
12 oz
capellini (angel hair pasta) or spaghettini
340 g
2 tbsp
butter
30 mL
1 lb
lean ground turkey
500 g
4
garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp
smoked paprika
5 mL
½ cup
5% light cream
125 mL
½ cup
grated Parmesan cheese
125 mL
2 tbsp
chopped fresh parsley
30 mL
Per serving (⅙ of the recipe):
calories
420
fat
14 g
saturated fat
7 g
carbs
28 g
sugar
13 g
protein
29 g
cholestrol
45 mg
fibre
1 g
sodium
360 mg

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Reserve ⅓ cup (75 mL) pasta water before draining. Meanwhile, heat butter in large skillet over medium heat. Cook turkey with garlic and smoked paprika 5 to 8 min. or until turkey is browned and cooked through.

  2. Add cream and cheese; bring to simmer 3 to 5 min. until slightly thickened.

  3. Mix in pasta plus a few splashes reserved pasta water to smoothly coat. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with green salad and baguette.