Keto Pesto Pasta (using Konjac noodles)

Keto Pesto Pasta

I have blogged about konjac / shirataki noodles before – they are the bomb! Made out of the konjac root, the company Eat Water in the UK has (over time) perfected a noodle-looking food that is so low in carbs, I can fool myself into thinking I am enjoying a good pasta. They are high in fibre, very filling and even look like the real thing. Available in ‘rice’, ‘noodles’, ‘penne’ and ‘fettucine’ (my favourite, they are indeed a godsend for those on keto / low-carb diets. I love big, bold flavours that slap me right through the face, and you simply cannot go wrong with an excellent homemade Basil Pesto. My pesto recipe is unbeatable and I highly encourage you to whip up a batch at home – you will never eat store-bought again. By all means, add a lovely portion of grilled chicken to it, just include it in your macros.


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Keto Pesto Pasta (using Konjac noodles)
A super-simple meal using konjac / shirataki noodles with a few semi-roasted tomatoes and homemade keto pesto - coming in at 2.5g carbs per serving
Keto Pesto Pasta
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Rating: 5
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Course Light Meals, Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Course Light Meals, Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Keto Pesto Pasta
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 140°C / 285°F.
  2. Spread the halved tomatoes out onto a tray, cut-side up and place into the oven for 10-12 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, removed the konjac noodles from its packaging and rinse very well under cold, running water. Do not be alarmed by the strange smell – just keep rinsing. Place the noodles into a pan of hot water and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Drain the pasta and stir in the Basil Pesto. Season with sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper and serve immediately garnished with the tomatoes.
Recipe Notes

 

Macro Details per serving
7.4%      Carbs
7.8%      Protein
84.8%    Fat

Nutritional Information per serving
Calories                         264Kcal / 1104kJ
Fat                                  25g
of which saturates       4.5g
Carbohydrates             4.9g
of which sugars           2.5g
Fibre                               9.1g
Protein                           5.2g

Allergens
Milk

*The nutritional analysis, macro and allergen breakdown of the recipes on this site are done using the cloud-based software NUTRITICS®. NUTRITICS® is fully approved by the relevant Trading Standards organizations and is EU and FDA-compliant. The author, Monya Kilian Palmer has been fully-trained in using the software in order to provide you accurate data.

Keto Pesto Pasta

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