Zucchini noodles & meat ragu

See how I dodged the whole sauce vs gravy thing there? Yes, it is possible to enjoy Spaghetti night while keeping your nutrition lean and mean. Use noodles made from fresh zucchini and a sauce/gravy that is simple and easy to make.

Servings: 6

Here’s what you need…
•2 lbs ground beef (grass fed, if possible)
•2 Tablespoons tomato paste
•8 oz can of tomato sauce
•1 Tablespoon chili sauce
•1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
•½ teaspoon sea salt
•4 zucchini
•¼ cup fresh parsley

1.In a large skillet, brown the beef over medium-high heat. Drain the skillet and turn down to medium heat.
2.Add in the tomato paste, tomato sauce, chili, cherry tomatoes and sea salt. Mix to combine. Sauté until the cherry tomatoes are soft, about 5 minutes.

3.Peel the green skins from the zucchini, the run through a spiral slicer to create long, thin spaghetti noodles.

4.Plate a handful of zucchini noodles topped with the beef sauce and a sprinkle of parsley.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 255 calories, 7g fat, 9g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 33g protein.

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