A plant-based twist on an Italian classic!

Vegan Carbonara with Meliora Ham and Broccoli

Whip up our vegan carbonara and enjoy a delicious dinner in minutes! Made with Meliora Plant-Based Ham Style Slices and a soy milk-based sauce, our vegan carbonara recipe is an easy mid-week meal.


  • 100g Meliora Plant-Based Ham Style Slices
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp. plain flour
  • 400ml soy milk
  • Salt and pepper
  • 5g flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 300g spaghetti
  • 6 cups fresh broccoli
  • Extra flat leaf parsley to garnish


  1. Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan over a medium heat. Add the shallot and sauté for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the plain flour, stir well to coat and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Slowly add the soy milk to the pan whisking to avoid lumps. Bring to the boil and reduce to sauce consistency. Lower the heat and add the Meliora Plant-Based Ham Style Slices, stirring gently to warm through.
  5. Set to one side, season to taste with salt and pepper and add the chopped parsley.
  6. Cook the spaghetti and broccoli as per pasta pack instructions, drain and add to the sauce tossing to coat.
  7. Divide into warmed serving bowls and garnish with extra flat leaf parsley.
  8. Enjoy!