There will come a time in the week that your family will want pasta and you will cringe at the idea of that many CARBS!  This recipe is a WIN WIN: for your family you can make spaghetti and for the carb watchers try the shirataki noodles.


Shirataki noodles have long been a favorite “dieters” food because its nutritional panel is A+: half a pack contains less that 5 grams of carbohydrates, of which come from fibre.

Here’s what you will need:

1 pack shirataki noodles,

150g of light ricotta,

1 tsp olive oil, sea salt to taste

Here’s what to do:

Boil water in a medium size pot, add the shirataki noodles and cook at a rolling boil for 5 minutes.  While the shirataki noodles are cooking, place the ricotta in a bowl and add the oil and sea salt and whisk.  While whisking, take 1/2 ladle of boiling water from the noodles and add to the ricotta to make it creamier.  Drain the noodles, and add to the ricotta and serve.

Nutritional Information

For complete serving: 197 kcal, 7G CARB, 12G PROTEIN, 13G FAT