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Low Carb Spaghetti Bolognese

By Jason Fung, MD

Low Carb Spaghetti Bolognese

My children’s favourite dinner each week has to be low carb spaghetti Bolognese with zoodles. It is the easiest recipe to make for a beginner and one of the easiest recipes to serve to a family who is just starting out on their low-carb journey. Recipe from Ditch the Carbs
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine Italian
Servings 5
Calories 169 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1.1 lb ground beef
  • 0.9 lb chopped tomatoes canned
  • 1 tbsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp dried sage
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 1 tbsp dried marjoram
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a large saucepan. gently fry the onion and garlic in oil until softened but not over cooked.
  • Add the mince/ground beef and continue to fry stirring continuously to break up the mince/ground beef. Fry until all the meat is cooked and browned.
  • Add the herbs, seasoning and tomatoes.
  • Stir then simmer for 15 minutes whilst you make the zoodles.
  • Serve in a bowl with zoodles and grated cheese or parmesan sprinkled on top.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Spaghetti Bolognese
Amount per Serving
Calories
169
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
5
g
8
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
62
mg
21
%
Sodium
 
185
mg
8
%
Potassium
 
555
mg
16
%
Carbohydrates
 
8
g
3
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
23
g
46
%
Vitamin A
 
189
IU
4
%
Vitamin C
 
10
mg
12
%
Calcium
 
90
mg
9
%
Iron
 
5
mg
28
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Dinners + Mains, Italian
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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