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BL00CowWonders Fri 14-Aug-15 12:57:10

Has anyone tried a carbonara-style sauce but with veg instead of pasta? I use spiralized courgette with other sauces but am hesitating with this one. What do you reckon?

goodasitgets Sat 15-Aug-15 04:14:40

Yes smile but it's a cheat version!
I put diced pancetta in a pan and fry until crispy, add courgette spirals, creme fraiche, Parmesan and stir well. Done grin

lastnightiwenttomanderley Sat 15-Aug-15 05:34:53

Corvette goes perfectly with carbonara! DH now gets grumpy with me if I don't add it!

cathcustard Sat 15-Aug-15 05:39:47

I've also done it with broad beans fried with the pancetta. Really good.

The runner beans was less successful blush

BL00CowWonders Sat 15-Aug-15 06:25:10

Thanks all.
Didn't want to upset the pasta purists but these sound lovely ideas!

IHaveBrilloHair Sat 15-Aug-15 16:17:28

I've done it with courgette too, I used my mandolin to make long strands, it's also nice with peas instead of bacon.

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