So, what if I were to tell you that the pasta you see above is actually low carb and fits well into the keto lifestyle? I know, I was gob-smacked too! Pasta and rice have always been the 2 true things that I miss on keto. Cauliflower rice does the trick (especially when fried, mmmm) for one part, but the keto pasta I never figured out. Zoodles, shirataki noodles, kelp noodles…none of them ever did the trick for me. The resemblance was there, but the taste and texture were never there.
These noodles from my cookbook ( ), however, taste like the real deal. They taste like whole wheat pasta that was freshly made by an actual chef. Slightly crisp (al dente) on the outside, and perfectly soft on the inside – with the taste that matches the looks. With the addition of a rich and hearty carbonara sauce that’s filled with bacon bits, bacon grease, and delicious fats, you really can’t go wrong with it.
It comes out to be a total of 72% calories from fats, which is a great meal for keto and a great meal for you. You can grab the recipe for the noodles from my cookbook Keto-fied! Comfort Foods Made Low Carb, along with a bunch of other recipes including bread, Chinese takeout, pizza, gumbo, ice cream as well as a variety of sweet pastries and desserts.
This pasta is extremely calorie dense, so just watch yourself that you don’t go overboard with it – serve it with a side of roasted broccoli, green beans, or a simple spinach salad. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the food you never thought you’d be eating again!
Read the full recipe with full nutrition breakdown and step-by-step pictures over at:
2/3 recipe pasta, from Keto-fied!
5 ounces bacon
2 large egg yolks
1 large egg
1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream
1/3 cup grated Parmesan
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
Ground black pepper to taste
Nutrition Summary: This makes 3 total servings of Low Carb Pasta a la Carbonara. Per serving, it comes out to 553 Calories, 44g Fats, 3.8g Net Carbs, and 21.7g Protein.
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As an Italian I'm suffering for the bacon, parmesan cheese, parsley and cream use in this recipe. 😶🙄😥
Please call it bacon, eggs, parmesan and parsley pasta, not carbonara. 🤷🏻
according to the original recipe, carbonara is prepared with pasta , which can be spaghetti, rigatoni or mezze Maniche (as is used in Rome), aged pecorino romano DOP , guanciale (quality) and black pepper . Oh well, and the water for cooking, to be precise! Carbonara purists
do not compromise: only these ingredients are neededand parmesan instead of pecorino, pancetta or bacon instead of "guanciale (pork cheek)" or, even worse, cream or onion or garlic are banned
Note to self: never watch these videos during a fast. 🤤 YUM