Gluten Free Carbonara


This gluten-free carbonara is a take on a classic Italian pasta dish and serves as an easy, delicious gluten-free dinner! Try this scrumptious carbonara recipe with gluten-free spaghetti flavored with crispy bacon, asparagus, and Parmesan cheese.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 1 (12 ounce) box Barilla® Gluten Free Spaghetti

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 1 cup chopped raw bacon

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, cut 1 inch long on a bias

  • 5 large egg yolks, lightly beaten

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, sauté onion, bacon, and oil in a skillet over medium-high heat until bacon is rendered and onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Add asparagus; sauté for 3 to 4 minutes, then season with salt and pepper.

  3. Mix yolks with cheese in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.

  4. Toss pasta with bacon and asparagus mixture in the skillet until warmed through. Remove the skillet from heat.

  5. Fold yolk mixture into pasta; stir vigorously until yolks thicken and coat spaghetti. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

530 Calories
14g Fat
85g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 530
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 187mg 62%
Sodium 364mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 85g 31%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 5mg 26%
Calcium 114mg 9%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 251mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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