Avocado carbonara

Fresh, low carb, simple to prep alternative to the classic carbonara.

300 kcal anytime meal

PREP TIME - 10 mins

COOK - 10 mins



  • 2 medium courgette

  • Juice of half a lemon

  • 5 oz. (140g) bacon, cut into strips

  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced

  • 2 medium avocados

  • 2 oz.(60g) Parmesan cheese, grated

  • ¾-1 cup (175-250ml) water, hot


  1. Spiralize the courgette and place them in a bowl, drizzle with lemon juice. Or just use pre bough courgetti

  2. Heat a dry non-stick frying pan and fry the bacon strips for 8 min, on medium heat until golden brown and crispy. Add in the garlic and fry for another 1 min then set aside.

  3. Cut the avocados in half, remove the stone and scoop out the flesh with a spoon. Place the avocado with half Parmesan cheese in a blender, add water and season with salt and pepper. Purée until smooth.

  4. Mix the avocado puree and bacon through the courgetti, divide onto four plates and sprinkle with the rest of the Parmesan to serve.

4 Servings

Per serving - 278 KCAL

16g PRO


22g FAT