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keto carbonara

Keto Carbonara With Zoodles

Who said that you cannot enjoy Carbonara during keto? Here's our twist on this delicious dish.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: keto carbonara, low-carb carbonara
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 305kcal


  • 3 oz Pancetta or guanciale cut into ¼ inch pieces
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan grated
  • 1/2 lb Zucchini or use store-bought zoodles
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Parsley chopped
  • Salt and black pepper for taste


  • Make zucchini noodles using spiralizer (or use store-bought zoodles).
  • Heat olive oil in a pan and sear pancetta pieces until crispy.
  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook zucchini noodles and for about 1 minute. Strain and reserve one cup of zoodles water.
  • In a bowl combine egg yolks, Parmesan, salt and pepper and ¼ cup of zoodles water. Whisk the sauce until combined.
  • Add chopped parsley and zucchini noodles to the pan with the pancetta, toss well and heat through for 1 minute.
  • Add the sauce to the pan and stir until combined. If the pasta is too dry, add some more zoodles water.
  • Serve immediately sprinkled with extra Parmesan on top.


Serving: 170g | Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.9g | Protein: 16.8g | Fat: 25.9g | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 2.7g