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Mild Spiced Tomato and Vegetable Pasta

This hearty dish is full of flavor and healthy nutrients. Ready in minutes, we’ve used basic ingredients readily available in most supermarkets.

The small amount of chorizo adds a mild spice, while the vegetables add aroma and color- without adding calories. The lean beef adds texture and protein as well as iron- all essential in a healthy weight loss plan, for building muscle and maintaining energy levels – perfect for if you are following the healthy mummy weight loss plan

The sauce can easily be pureed if the vegetables need to be hidden from young ones.

Mild Spiced Tomato and Vegetable Pasta

Ingredients

  • 400g lean beef mince
  • 80g chorizo, diced
  • ½ red capsicum, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 med zucchini, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes
  • ½ fennel bulb, finely diced
  • 100g button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup wholemeal pasta

Method

Boil pasta.

Sauté mince, chorizo and garlic until mince has browned.

Add mushrooms and fennel. Cook another 2 minutes while stirring.

Add tomatoes, thyme and zucchini and capsicum. Simmer 7 minutes,

Drain pasta, stir through sauce and serve.

Serves 4

295 cal per serve

25g protein

5g fat

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