Spaghetti Squash Carbonara Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy
Low carb recipe for Spaghetti Squash Carbonara which belongs to the Sides recipe category.
- 8 slices bacon
- 4 eggs
- cup (75 g) grated Parmesan cheese
- 3 cups (675 g) cooked spaghetti squash, separated into strands
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
Fry the bacon until it's crisp.
Remove it from the pan and pour off all but a couple tablespoons (30 ml) of grease.
Beat the eggs with the cheese and toss with the spaghetti squash.
Pour the squash mixture into the hot fat in the skillet and add the garlic.
Toss for 2 to 3 minutes over medium heat.
Crumble in the bacon, toss, and serve.
Each with 6 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of fiber, for a total of 5 grams of usable carbs and 11 grams of protein. You can make this dish higher in protein by using a cup or two of diced leftover ham in place of the bacon. Brown the ham in olive oil, remove from the pan, cook the squash mixture in the oil, and then toss in the ham just before serving.