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pasta carbonara
{angie}
Pasta carbonara is one of my favorites -- but let's face it, it's not exactly the healthiest meal. Like I always seem to do, I created my own spin to make this a much healthier dish (I even got a "wow Ang, this is really great! How did you make this?!" from my husband before he knew I made it healthy). So get in the kitchen, don't mess up your workout and don't sacrifice any bit of flavor. You could also easily make this with chicken if you prefer. 

{Healthy Steak Carbonara Pasta}

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Ingredients
Pasta type of your choice 
8 ounces of thin steak
3-4 slices turkey bacon
1/3 cup fat free sour cream
1/4 cup milk
1 egg, beaten
3 handfuls of fresh spinach
2 cloves garlic
1/3 white onion
1 teaspoon parsley
2 teaspoons oregano
hot red pepper to taste
olive oil
salt to taste
Parmesan cheese on top

Directions
Bring a pot of water to a boil and prepare pasta. In a saute pan on high, heat up onion, garlic and bacon in a little olive oil. Add steak and spices and saute until meat is cooked. Put heat on medium low and add sour cream, milk and egg and stir until a sauce starts to form. Add spinach and cook until lightly wilted. Serve on pasta with Parmesan cheese on top. 
Makes 2-4 servings

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