Spaghetti Carbonara

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Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Pastas
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 423.33 kcal


  • Stove
  • Blender


  • 4 oz firm tofu
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp paprika powder
  • 1/2 tsp liquid smoke Wrights Brand
  • 1 tsp soy sauce low sodium, NO SODIUM BENZOATE
  • 8 oz silken tofu
  • 4 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 1/2 tsp Himalayan black salt
  • 4 oz spaghetti Brand: Tinkyada,
  • 1/8 tsp curry powder
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 tsp parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup soy milk unsweetened, original


  • Cut the firm tofu into small pieces. Add olive oil into pan and heat to medium temperature.
  • Mix in tofu, paprika, liquid smoke and soy sauce; then cover pan with a lid for 5 to 7 minutes. Stir every couple of minutes until tofu is crispy. Transfer tofu bits onto paper towels to help remove excess oil and set aside.
  • In a separate pan set water to boil for the spaghetti. Cooking times may vary depending on type of spaghetti so use cooking directions on package.
  • Place the silken tofu, nutritional yeast, Himalayan black salt, curry, lime juice, and milk into blender and blend until completely smooth. Scrape down sides of blender to make sure everything is incorporated and blended.
  • Remove 1 cup of pasta water and set to side, then drain the spaghetti. Place the drained spaghetti back into the cooking pot and add in carbonara sauce. Heat until warm using any remaining pasta water to thin out the sauce if necessary.
  • Plate the spaghetti carbonara, add the tofu bits on top, and sprinkle with cracked black pepper and parsley. Enjoy!


ALERT!!!! Because of the higher fat levels this recipe should only be consumed by those on the 2000 calorie plan.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Spaghetti Carbonara
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 423.33 Calories from Fat 169
% Daily Value*
Fat 18.74g29%
Saturated Fat 2.75g17%
Sodium 504mg22%
Potassium 772.67mg22%
Carbohydrates 35.66g12%
Fiber 6.76g28%
Sugar 1.66g2%
Protein 33.28g67%
Vitamin A 399.54IU8%
Vitamin B1 14.25mg950%
Vitamin B2 15.05mg885%
Vitamin B3 81.22mg406%
Vitamin B5 0.15mg2%
Vitamin B6 15.26mg763%
Vitamin B12 67.6µg1127%
Vitamin C 9.87mg12%
Vitamin E 1.19mg8%
Vitamin K 10.28µg10%
Calcium 654.74mg65%
Copper 0.41mg21%
Folate 79.02µg20%
Iron 5.81mg32%
Manganese 1.21mg61%
Magnesium 80.35mg20%
Phosphorus 234.72mg23%
Selenium 22.58µg32%
Zinc 1.92mg13%
Ess-Methionine 98.93mg
Ess-Tryptophan 117.95mg
Ess-Threonine 310.3mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 372.24mg
Ess-Arginine 508.27mg
Ess-Lysine 502mg
Ess-Leucine 581.19mg
Ess-Isoleucine 375.4mg
Ess-Histidine 163.82mg
Ess-Valine 387.03mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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