spiralizing recipes - pasta and cheese with bacon

pasta and cheese with bacon

This is a grown-up version of Mac n’ Cheese, dressed up with two kinds cheese and the salty surprise of bacon. Because bacon makes everything better.

Details

Servings

2 servings

Prep time

25 minutes

Calories

1005

Sodium

2253 mg

Dietary fiber

5.4 g

Total fat

70.8 g

Total carbs

25.4 g

Protein

73.7 g

Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchinis

  • 2 large carrots

  • 6 bacon slices, chopped

  • ¼ cup heavy cream

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • pepper to taste

  • 6 oz. grated Gouda cheese

  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella, grated

  • ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped (for garnish)

Directions

  • Using your Veggetti cutter, turn the zucchinis and carrots into narrow pasta strands. Heat or cook to your preferences.
  • Fry the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat. When bacon is cooked but not crisp, add the garlic and stir. Continue to cook until the bacon is crisp.
  • Drain off all but a tablespoonful of fat.
  • Add the pasta and the heavy cream. Reduce heat and stir together until the sauce begins to coat the pasta.
  • Add the cheese and stir until melted.
  • Garnish with chopped basil and fresh-ground pepper.

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