Want a pasta meal that can be enjoyed for breakfast or dinner? You’ve found your match! This recipe for Pasta Carbonara Frittata made for us by Anne at Craving Something Healthy may look unusual but it has the right flavor to satisfy!

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare an 8×8 inch baking pan or saute pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Place bacon strips on paper towels and cook in a microwave about 4-5 minutes, or until crisp. Crumble bacon and set aside.
  4. Cook leaks in olive oil until wilted, and just starting to turn brown in spots.
  5. Mix together beaten eggs, cream, milk, parmesan cheese,salt, pepper and parsley in a medium bowl. Add bacon and leeks and stir well to combine.
  6. Lay pasta on the bottom of the baking or sauté pan. Pour egg mixture over all to cover.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until frittata is puffed and lightly golden.
  8. Let sit for 5 minutes before cutting into slices.
  9. Serve hot or at room temperature.

** This recipe was entered into the Pasta Fits Recipe Redux contest. As the first and only recipe challenge founded by registered dietitians, The Recipe ReDux aims to inspire the food lover in every healthy eater and inspire the healthy eater in every food lover.

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