Cut out the pasta and make your own with carrots for a tasty, healthy alternative.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 300ml thickened cream

  • 1 medium brown onion finely sliced

  • 175g short cut bacon chopped

  • 2 cups mushrooms sliced in half

  • 1/3 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves chopped

  • 1 large carrot

  • 2 large zucchinis


  • 1.

    Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan over medium heat, add onion and bacon, stirring for 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add mushrooms and cook for an additional 3 minutes. Stir in cream and parsley, bringing mixture to a gentle boil. Reduce to medium-low heat, simmering for 5 minutes or until sauce has slightly reduced.

  • 2.

    Using a peeler grate carrot and zucchini length wise into 1-2cm wide strips. Heat the remaining oil in a pan over high heat, place carrot and zucchini strips in the pan, and cook for around 30 seconds or until warmed through.

  • 3.

    Spoon sauce over pasta and season with salt and pepper to serve.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 559kj
  • Fat Total 52g
  • Saturated Fat 24g
  • Protein 10g
  • Carbohydrate 13g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Sodium 349mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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12 grams of carbs per serve.

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