Summer Veg Carbonara with Oat Drink

Creamy Carbonara’s light and silky little sister.

This summer veg carbonara with oat drink is a creamy carbonara. Glistening with Rude Health Oat Drink, lots of black pepper and parmesan. Carb heaven.


Serves: 2

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 10 min


200g spaghetti

2 free range eggs yolks

50ml Rude Health Oat Drink

1 clove garlic

Handful grated parmesan

Handful of frozen peas, asparagus spears and courgettes (mini ones work well) or any other summer vegetables cut into similar sizes pieces

A couple sprigs of thyme, picked


  1. Put a large pan of salted water on to boil.
  2. Slice the courgettes at an angle, into similarly sized pieces.
  3. In a bowl, mix the egg yolk, most of the parmesan, the Oat Drink and salt and pepper with a fork.
  4. Cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions.
  5. Heat a large deep sided frying pan with a dash of oil.
  6. Add the veg to the pan and stir until golden. Add the garlic at the last minute so it doesn’t burn.
  7. Halfway through the pasta cooking time, add the frozen peas to the boiling water.
  8. Drain the pasta, reserving a mugful of starchy cooking water.
  9. Add the pasta and peas to the pan with the veggies and the egg yolk mix.
  10. Give everything a good mix, adding lots of black pepper and a splash of cooking liquid at a time until the pasta is glossy and it reaches the desired consistency.
  11. Serve immediately sprinkled with thyme and the remaining parmesan.