Paleo Taco Pasta

Prep time

10 mins

Cook time

20 mins

Total time

30 mins

Courtesy of Heather Resler of Cookin It Paleo

Recipe type: Main

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

Beef:

1 pound grass-fed ground beef
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 tablespoon onion powder
1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
1/2 tablespoon dried cilantro

Sauce and veggies:

1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 cup salsa
1 cup halved grape tomatoes
1 cup sliced black olives

Noodles:

2 medium sweet potatoes, spiralized
1 tablespoon coconut oil
2-3 tablespoons water

Garnish:

1 avocado, diced

Instructions

Beef

Brown the beef with the spices over medium heat, stirring, until cooked through. Remove from pan.

Sauce and veggies:

Melt the coconut oil in the pan and add the onion.
Saute until tender.
Add the seasoned meat, salsa, grape tomatoes, and olives. Cook for a couple minutes, stirring.

Noodles:

Meanwhile, melt a tablespoon of coconut oil in a separate pan over medium heat.
Add the spiralized sweet potatoes and cook for minute.
Add the water to the pan; cook until sweet potato noodles are cooked and water is evaporated.
Mix the sweet potato noodles into the meat mixture.

Garnish:

Fold in the diced avocado.
Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe Calories: 664 Fat: 38.1 g Saturated fat: 14.6 g Unsaturated fat: 23.5 g Trans fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 57.9 g Sugar: 4.9 g Sodium: 799 mg Fiber: 13.3 g Protein: 27 g Cholesterol: 76 mg

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