This Healthy Spaghetti Carbonara is a delicious low calorie version of the typical fat laden one. It's loaded with smoky marinated mushrooms, so you will never miss the bacon, egg and cheese or the calories!
Course Main Course
Prep Time 30minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 45minutes
Author Cindy Newland with Intentionally Eat
1/3cupsoy sauce or liquid aminos
3Tbspapple cider vinegar
1 cupalmond milk, unsweetened
1 Tbsp cornstarch
4cupszoodles (zucchini noodles) or 1/2 lb pasta
1tspred pepper flakes
1/2 tsp white or black pepper
Combine amino acids, maple syrup, vinegar and liquid smoke together in a container. Add sliced mushrooms and toss to coat. Marinate for 30 minutes or longer, tossing occasionally. Be sure to reserve 1 Tbsp of marinade for sauce.
While mushrooms marinate, cut your zoodles or boil pasta according to package directions. If using pasta, toss with a little olive oil and return to pot until ready to use.
Place olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion for approximately 3 or 4 minutes, then add garlic and cook for another 2 minutes. Then add mushrooms and continue sauteing for 2 more minutes. Stirring frequently.
Stir almond milk, nutritional yeast, 1 Tbsp of marinade and cornstarch together to create a slurry. Add the slurry to mushroom mixture and stir continuously until it thickens.
Toss in zoodles or pasta, parsley, red pepper flakes and pepper. Enjoy!