Keto Carbonara

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Enjoy all the flavors of traditional carbonara without the carb-induced food coma that usually comes with the dish! This easy Keto Chicken Carbonara is a wonderful twist on the original. With crispy bacon, chicken, and spinach swimming in a parmesan cream sauce, you have a rich and luscious meal that is sure to please.


– 1 tablespoon avocado oil – 8 ounces bacon diced – 1 ½ pounds cubed chicken – ⅓ cup diced onion – 5 ounces chopped baby spinach – 2 cups heavy cream – 3 large eggs beaten – 1 cup grated parmesan divided – 1 teaspoon dried oregano – ¼ teaspoon salt – ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper

– Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the bacon, chicken, and onion. – Cook until the bacon is crisp and the chicken is cooked through about 7 to 8 minutes. Add the baby spinach and cook until wilted. Remove from the pan.

– Add the heavy cream to the skillet and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook until it is simmering.

– In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, half of the cheese, the oregano, salt, and pepper.

– Remove ⅓ cup of the heavy cream from the skillet and gradually whisk it with the egg mixture to temper.

– Return the meat and vegetable mixture to the skillet and reduce the heat to low. – Stir the egg mixture into the meat and vegetable mixture until creamy.

– Top with the remaining parmesan cheese.

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