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Easy Keto Chicken Carbonara

This Low Carb Carbonara has all of the flavors of a much-loved classic without all of the extra carbs! I promise you won’t miss them.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: creamy
Servings: 8
Calories: 742.93kcal
Author: Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 8 ounces bacon diced
  • 1 ½ pounds cubed chicken
  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 742.93kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.76g | Protein: 24.53g | Fat: 70.02g | Saturated Fat: 31.33g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.46g | Monounsaturated Fat: 27.28g | Trans Fat: 0.09g | Cholesterol: 244.61mg | Sodium: 426.23mg | Potassium: 356.36mg | Fiber: 0.63g | Sugar: 0.61g | Vitamin A: 2857.14IU | Vitamin C: 7.2mg | Calcium: 219.28mg | Iron: 1.78mg