4 oz raw/dry linguine or fettuccini pasta. I use a lower carb variety trimming down another ( often restricted) element: CARBS
1/2cup evaporated ( fat free/skimmed) milk
1/8 to 1/4tsp garlic powder; not salt; to taste
2-4TBS grated parmesan cheese
2TBS pre-cooked bacon pieces
1/2-3/4cup frozen peas
black pepper [fresh ground]; to taste
When grocery shopping; pick up some Italian cookies or pastry or a ripe canteloupe melon or half a melon.
Slice melon or make melon balls for dessert & keep well chilled
Cook pasta choice in 2Qt saucepan "al dente"
[to the tooth](tender but still w/ a slight chewiness)and drain, set aside, while making the sauce
In 10" skillet or same saucepan heat evaporated milk.
Add garlic powder and grated cheese, stirring til hot/near boiling;ceese melts & sauce thickens slightly.
Stir in bacon pieces; peas & pepper to taste.
Toss in reserved pasta, heat through and
Serve w/ a nice fresh salad( tossed green or Caesar)
A beverage & dessert choice(s) complete this easily prepared meal.
Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.