Italian Meat Sauce with Zucchini Noodles
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Italian Meat Sauce with Zucchini Noodles

Submitted by: Janice Stofft

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Servings: 2

Meat sauce with ground beef served over julienned or spiralized zucchini as the pasta.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbs. coconut oil
  • 1/4 med. onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 6 oz. ground beef
  • 28 oz. tomatoes, plum, whole, peeled, canned, organic
  • sea salt & black pepper to taste
  • dried oregano to taste
  • dried basil to taste
  • 1/4 c. fresh basil
  • 3 sml. zucchini
  • 2 oz. parmesan cheese

Directions

Heat coconut oil in a pot over medium heat. Add diced onion and minced garlic, and cook until softened. Add ground beef, and saute until cooked through. Add canned tomatoes, crushing them as you add. Add seasonings and chopped fresh basil. Let sauce simmer while you prepare the zucchini "noodles."

To make the zucchini noodles: Use a mandoline or benriner slicer fitted with a medium sized blade slicer. Peel zucchini (it looks more like pasta this way) and process through slicer of choice. Put in a bowl and then put sauce over. Toss and serve. Top with Parmesan cheese.