15 Minute Carbonara - GF & DF

This carbonara is gluten free, dairy free and only takes 15 minutes to whip up. 



  • 1 can coconut cream
  • 1 egg (whisked)
  • 1/4 cup savoury yeast flakes (gives the cheesy flavour)
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • 1 punnet cherry tomatoes
  • 1 handful of spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 4 rashes of bacon (optional)
  • Gluten free fettuccini (I used Mung Bean fettuccini)


  1. In a large pan sauté the garlic and onion until golden brown.
  2. Add the coconut cream, whisked egg, savour yeast flakes, tomatoes and mushrooms. Mix well. Reduce heat and simmer. 
  3. Meanwhile bring a pot of water to boil. Add the fettuccini and cook until soft. Drain and rince until cold water.
  4. Add the spinach leaves to the sauce and mix through, along with the cooked fettuccini. Mix well.
  5. Serve on a plate and garnish with salt, pepper and basil leaves.