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Quick Pasta Carbonara
Courtesy of PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese
Prep Time: 5 Min.
Cook Time: 15 Min.
What you need:
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+ 1/2 lb. medium-size pasta
+ 4 slices OSCAR MAYER bacon, chopped
+ 4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
+ 1 c. frozen peas
+ 3/4 c. milk
+ 1/2 c. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
+ 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
What to do:
1. COOK pasta as directed on pkg. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon, reserving 2 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels.
2. ADD remaining ingredients to reserved drippings; cook on low heat until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well blended and heated through.
3. DRAIN pasta; place in large bowl. Add cream cheese sauce and bacon; mix lightly.
Makes: 4 servings, 1-1/4 c. each
KRAFT KITCHEN TIPS
Keeping It Safe: When a dish contains dairy products, such as the cheeses and milk in this recipe, be sure to serve it immediately and refrigerate any leftovers promptly.
Substitute: Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
Serving Suggestion: For added color and texture, serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Light Dressing.