Healthy Zero-Carb Noodle Alfredo

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Every time that I think of this dish, I get Beyonce singing in my head “If you like it then you shoulda put an egg on it”

This easy low-carb dish is everything that is good in the world of comfort foods. Creamy, cheesy sauce, slurpy zero-carb noodles, crowned with a perfectly poached egg which combines to create a keto-friendly sauce that is to die for!

This dish comes together fast, with almost no effort so it is perfect for busy nights or unexpected guests… or when you want a bit of Beyonce in your head. Enjoy!

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Nutritional values (per serving)

4.1 grams 1.5 grams 16 grams 42.3 grams 25.2 grams 455 calories
Total Carbs5.6grams
Net Carbs4.1grams
of which Saturated25.2grams
Magnesium20mg (5% RDA)
Potassium144mg (7% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (4%), protein (14%), fat (82%)

Ingredients (makes 6 servings)

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream (240 ml/ 8 fl oz)
  • 100 g unsalted butter (3.5 oz)
  • 1/4 cup full-fat cream cheese (60 g/ 2.1 oz)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (135 g/ 4.8 oz)
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley, or to taste
  • 3 packs zero-carb, shirataki noodles (600 g/ 1.3 lb)
  • 6 large eggs
  • Optional: salt and pepper, to taste
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  1. Place cream, butter, cream cheese and minced garlic in a saucepan and heat on medium until they are all melted and combined.
    Healthy Zero-Carb Noodle Alfredo
  2. Add the parmesan and parsley and stir until melted.
    Healthy Zero-Carb Noodle Alfredo
  3. While the sauce is heating through, drain your shirataki and rinse well. For best results, prepare the shirataki noodles by following these instructions (you can skip the pan-roasting and simply rinse and boil them).
  4. To poach the eggs, place a pot of water on the stove and heat until simmering. Crack your egg into a measuring cup and then slide it into the water. Cook for three minutes. Repeat for the remaining eggs (do not cook more than 2-3 in one saucepan at the same time). Healthy Zero-Carb Noodle Alfredo
  5. While your eggs are poaching, stir the cheese sauce through your noodles and serve into bowls. Season with salt if desired.
  6. Place a poached egg on top of each bowl and optionally season with pepper. Pop the yolk and dig in!
    Healthy Zero-Carb Noodle Alfredo
  7. Store the noodles covered in cheese sauce in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to four days. Poached eggs should be kept separately from the noodles. Once the eggs are cool, place all the eggs in an airtight container filled with cold water and keep refrigerated for up to 5 days. To reheat the eggs, place them in a mug filled with hot tap water for a couple of minutes. This will be enough to warm them up without overcooking. Healthy Zero-Carb Noodle Alfredo
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Comments (6)

Hi! Thank you for this recipe. Do you have a dairy free version? I am lactose intolerant and I find it usually bring up my carb when I use non-dairy or plant based cheeses. Many thanks!!!


That's a tough one - there is so much dairy here I'm not sure I can help. I think you could use coconut milk or coconut cream, duck fat or ghee, and nutritional yeast instead of the cheese. That's just a guess though and you will need to play with the amounts 😊


6 servings are too much for me..can I frozen this meal? or could you give the directions for smaller portions?
thks a lot!


This doesn't freeze well but you can halve the whole recipe to make 3 servings instead (same instructions). I hope this helps!


Looks like a great recipe! However, I'm confused as to why it is titled as "Zero carb noodle Alfredo" ... when it lists 4.1 net carbs per svg in the nutritionals?


Hi Kim, I see now where the confusion may be. It's made with "zero-carb noodles" also known as shirataki noodles. So the recipe is not "zero-carb" but 4.1 g net (or 5.6 g total) carbs is almost zero-carb 😊