Courgette Carbonara

This courgette pasta recipe is so easy to make and so packed with flavours it will become one of your favourite recipes to make.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 20 minutes

Servings: 2


2 Courgettes

150 g Spaghetti 

2 tbsp Olive oil

2 Egg yolks

2 Egg

80 g Pecorino cheese (grated )

Black pepper

Flaky sea salt

1 Lemon


  1. Cook the spaghetti in boiling salted water until al dente, making sure to reserve some of the cooking pasta water.
  2. Finely slice the courgettes and fry in a pan with olive oil.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the pecorino, egg yolks, eggs, and a good pinch of black pepper. Add the cooked pasta and a squeeze of lemon juice to the pan with the courgette along with the pecorino mixture and a couple of tablespoons of the pasta water.
  4. Cook over a low heat for a couple of minutes, until the sauce thickens. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.
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How to store

Store in an airtight container, in the fridge for up to 3 days. To reheat add a splash of water to the pan too to lose up the sauce and reheat for a couple of minutes.