How do you get more nutrients onto your plate?
Veggie pasta ribbons and more to your meatball!
Veggie pasta made with zucchini is a great,, low-carb, nutrient dense replacement for traditional noodles.
Makes 6 servings
1 lb. lean ground beef or turkey (substitute tempeh for a vegan/vegetarian alternative)
½ C soy chorizo
1/4 cup ground flaxseed meal
2 egg whites
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 Cup finely grated carrot
2 large cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley leaves
1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp olive oil
Non-stick cooking spray
2 lbs zucchini squash, shaved into ribbons with a carrot peeler or cut with a spiralizer.
Fresh Pecorino cheese
Combine all ingredients except squash and shape into 1 1/2” balls using a small ice cream scoop or spoon and hands. Heat skillet and spray with non stick oil. Brown meatballs for about 5 minutes and stew until done, about 10 minutes, in prepared marinara sauce.
In a separate pan, boil squash ribbons for about 2 minutes or until al dente. Drain and spoon into a bowl. Top with meatballs and sauce and a shaving of fresh Pecorino.
The first step to eating cleaner everyday is with Eat Cleaner® products. Made in the USA with all natural ingredients, remove contaminants and residue the right way. Eat Cleaner is available at fine retailers like Whole Foods and online at eatcleaner.com