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.
- 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
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.
295 cal per serve
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