July 20, 2024
Zucchini Noodle Carbonara

Zucchini Noodle Carbonara


Zucchini Noodle Carbonara

Zucchini Noodle Carbonara

If you’re looking for a delightful twist on a classic Italian favorite, our Zucchini Noodle Carbonara is the perfect choice. This creamy and savory dish combines the richness of traditional carbonara with the freshness of zucchini noodles, resulting in a mouthwatering meal that’s both satisfying and healthy.

Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchinis, spiralized into noodles
  • 200g pancetta, diced
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the diced pancetta and cook until it’s crispy and browned. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and grated Pecorino Romano cheese. Season with a pinch of black pepper.
  3. Using the same skillet, sauté the minced garlic until fragrant, then add the spiralized zucchini noodles. Cook for 2-3 minutes until they are just tender.
  4. Remove the skillet from heat and quickly pour the egg and cheese mixture over the zucchini noodles. Toss everything together to create a creamy carbonara sauce.
  5. Stir in the cooked pancetta, and season with salt and additional black pepper to taste.
  6. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and serve immediately.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Our Zucchini Noodle Carbonara is a low-carb, gluten-free alternative to the classic Italian pasta dish. It’s creamy, cheesy, and packed with flavor, making it a favorite for both weeknight dinners and special occasions.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving): Calories: 320kcal, Fat: 22g, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 24g

Whether you’re following a low-carb diet or simply looking to enjoy a lighter version of carbonara, this recipe is sure to impress. The zucchini noodles add a delightful crunch, while the creamy sauce and pancetta provide that classic carbonara flavor. Give it a try and savor the deliciousness of Zucchini Noodle Carbonara!

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