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Zoodles alla Carbonara

Rated as 3.78 out of 5 Stars

"A twist on the traditional carbonara using zucchini squash noodles and omitting the cream for a gluten-free, low-carb, high-protein dish."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 414 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Whisk eggs and egg yolk together in a bowl. Add Pecorino cheese and mix well.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large wok or skillet over medium heat; cook and stir pancetta until cooked through but not crispy, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the zucchini noodles (zoodles); cook and stir until zoodles are warmed but not soft and pancetta is slightly crispy, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove wok from heat.
  3. Pour egg mixture over zoodles and stir until evenly coated. Top zoodles with Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and black pepper.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Use a spiralizing device or mandoline to slice zucchini into noodle-shapes.
  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, Making Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 414 calories; 30.5 g fat; 13.8 g carbohydrates; 22.5 g protein; 316 mg cholesterol; 634 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Made for a party and everyone loved it. Even the picky eaters! I also made a few changes, adding 2 cloves of garlic, a spiralized onion, substituting bacon for pancetta, using Parmesan cheese ...

Most helpful critical review

The egg mixture wouldn’t cook through after you remove it from the heat. Also, the pancetta made it much too salty to eat.

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Made for a party and everyone loved it. Even the picky eaters! I also made a few changes, adding 2 cloves of garlic, a spiralized onion, substituting bacon for pancetta, using Parmesan cheese ...

The egg mixture wouldn’t cook through after you remove it from the heat. Also, the pancetta made it much too salty to eat.

it was horrible. Sorry, that's the only thing I can think to say. No one in my house liked it. I have used Zoodles in lots of recipes, so it wasn't that. This dish just isn't Carbonara. We added...

This is an excellent recipe and so good. I did add a few ingredients, I used bacon and cooked the zoodles in the bacon fat, I also added a couple tablespoons of neufchatel cheese and peas at the...

I have been looking for a new way to use zoodles and this was delicious and easy! I followed the recipe as is but added some minced garlic. I used two small zucchinis for myself and boyfriend, h...

First, I will say that I have never had carbonara before, so when I made this recipe, I had to seriously think about eating it because of the eggs. After letting the egg cook a little bit as the...

This didn't turn out for me, but my Zoodles didn't Zoodle so I had to use my food processor for the zucchini. Even so, it wasn't very good:(

I used more than the recommended pancetta and it become way too salty. Will definitely try again!