Apologies in advance to our nonna, but her signature cacio e pepe isn’t allowed on our new diet. The ketogenic diet includes a lot of our favorite foods (case in point: bacon), but sadly, traditional pasta is out. But don’t worry—pasta is merely the vessel by which to load heaps of sauce into your mouth. Ready for an Italian night, keto-style?

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Keto Japanese Mushroom Pasta

Learn the true meaning of “umami.”

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Fat Bomb Pasta

Yep, this is on your diet.

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Creamy Avocado Pasta with Shirataki

Have you ever seen anything more beautiful?

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15-Minute Garlic Shrimp Zoodles

A match made in keto heaven.

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Keto Garlic ‘Gnocchi’

Psst: It’s actually easier to make than the real stuff.

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Easy Salmon Pasta Primavera

Literally add any veggies from your garden. (Fine, who are we kidding? The farmers market.)

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Keto Pierogies with Fathead Dough

This. Is. Genius.

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Keto Three-Cheese Ravioli

Fact: Pasta is always better when it’s stuffed.

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Simple Caprese Zucchini Summer ‘Pasta’ Salad

Your go-to block party contribution.

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Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Did someone say turmeric?

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Keto Lasagna

Dare we say this is better than the real thing?

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Roasted Cabbage Carbonara

For when you’re tired of zoodles. (It happens.)

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Eggplant Bacon Alfredo

This is seriously awesome.

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