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Jen Widerstrom's Meat Sauce and Pasta

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  • 6 ozs Laura's Lean Ground Beef (can substitute ground turkey)
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsps Onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup Cauliflower florets (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Carrot (shredded)
  • 1 tsp Tomato paste
  • 1 cup Marinara sauce
  • 2 cups Cooked brown rice pasta (Fusilli)


1. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the oil and onion and cook for 2 minutes. Add the ground beef (or ground turkey), garlic, salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes and cook for 6 to 8 minutes, until browned. Remove the ground beef from the pan and set aside.

2. Add the cauliflower and carrot to the pan. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, the add the tomato paste and marinara sauce and stir to combine. Add the ground beef back to the pan and simmer over low heat for another 5 minutes.

3. Serve on a plate over the pasta, garnish with fresh oregano or basil leaves...enjoy!




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