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91% would make again

Avocado Carbonara

by Jody Duitsfeatured in Creamy & Satisfying Pasta Recipes


for 2 servings

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ cup heavy cream (120 mL)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese (55 g), grated
  • 3 strips bacon
  • ½ lb spaghetti (230 g)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 1072
    Fat 61g
    Carbs 91g
    Fiber 4g
    Sugar 6g
    Protein 45g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Blend avocado, egg yolk, garlic, and lemon juice in a powerful blender or food processor.
  2. Pulse to blend and add heavy cream gradually. Blend the sauce until smooth and set aside.
  3. Cut up strips of bacon and cook in a large pan. Set aside.
  4. In a large pot, bring water to a boil and cook the spaghetti according to the package instructions.
  5. Drain and coat with olive oil.
  6. Add sauce, bacon, parmesan, salt and pepper, stirring until well-combined.
  7. Serve and sprinkle with parmesan.
  8. Enjoy!