Tortellini Carbonara

with Bacon, Spinach, & Sweet Corn

Tortellini Carbonara
Serves : 2
Calories : 764

Ingredients

6 oz. Thick Cut Bacon
2 oz. Spinach
10 oz. Tortellini
⅓ Cup Heavy Cream
1 Egg
1/3 Cup Parmesan
1 Shallot
2 Garlic cloves
½ Cup Corn (frozen)
3 oz. Grape Tomatoes


Prepare Your Ingredients
Wash and dry your produce.
Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil.
Slice the shallot in half lengthwise, peel, and then thinly slice.
Roughly chop the spinach.
Use the flat side of your knife to smash down 2 garlic cloves.
Slice bacon into 1 inch pieces.

Boil the Tortellini
Add tortellini to the boiling water.
Boil for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add-in the corn, boil 2-4 minutes longer, until the tortellini is tender.
Drain tortellini and corn, return to pot and cover to keep warm.

Prep the Sauce
Crack the egg into a small mixing bowl.
Add the cream, mix in all but a pinch of the parmesan, and set aside.

Cook the Bacon & Shallots
Heat a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat.
Add the shallots and bacon to the pan.
Cook mixing frequently until browned and fragrant; 3-5 minutes (adjust heat if needed to keep from burning).
Add the smashed garlic, cook 1 minute.
Drain excess fat from pan.
Add the spinach and tomatoes, cook for about 2 minutes, tossing frequently.
Add the tortellini and corn, tossing for about 1 minute.

Plating
Remove from heat, and add the parmesan/egg mixture immediately to pan.
Mix all together until consistency is thick and creamy.
Divide between your plates and top with the remaining parmesan. Enjoy!

Serves : 2
Calories : 764

Ingredients

6 oz. Thick Cut Bacon
2 oz. Spinach
10 oz. Tortellini
⅓ Cup Heavy Cream
1 Egg
1/3 Cup Parmesan
1 Shallot
2 Garlic cloves
½ Cup Corn (frozen)
3 oz. Grape Tomatoes


Protein Substitutions
Turkey Bacon
Cook in skillet over low heat. Turn frequently, allowing slices to brown evenly. Continue recipe.

Chicken Breast
Pat chicken dry, season with salt and pepper. Heat 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil over medium heat and cook 3-4 minutes per side. Remove from pan and let rest, then cut into bite-sized pieces.

Vegan Bacon
Lightly coat skillet with oil; preheat over medium heat. Place strips in single layer and cook 3 to 3.5 minutes, turning once. Continue recipe.

Mushrooms
Half or quarter mushrooms so they are evenly sized. Heat 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil in a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Cook along with the shallots 2-3 minutes, then add the spinach, tomatoes, and garlic. Follow recipe
Nutritional Information
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