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    Fast And Easy Low Carb Spaghetti Bolognese

    Fast And Easy Low Carb Spaghetti Bolognese

    I’m not even kidding when I tell you how easy this is. Seriously. If I can make this from scratch in just a few minutes during a live stream in front of all of you, then there’s no excuse for anyone not to make and enjoy this dish! It’s fast and easy and the best part is that it’s served with Konjac or Shiritaki noodles which helps you lower the overall calories and up the fibre!

    Konjac noodles are weirdly and delightfully gelatinous and translucent traditional Japanese noodles, common in Asian Cuisine. They are made from the konjac plant which is ground and shaped into various types of pasta and rice and they’re amazing!  Shirataki noodles have almost no calories and virtually no carbs, making them perfect for any diet — especially a low carb or ketogenic diet. They are 97% water, 3% fibre and have traces of protein, fat, and calcium. As these noodles are loaded with fibre it’s important to drink plenty of water when you eat them. As a bonus they’ll keep you feeling fuller for longer.

    • 250 grams minced beef
    • 1 can Italian diced, flavoured tomatoes with basil and oregano (or your preferred flavour)
    • 2 big sprinkles of dried Italian Herbs
    • 1/2 a small onion
    • 2 cloves of garlic
    • Worcestershire sauce
    • Tomato paste (optional according to your tastebuds)
    • 1 pack Konjac or Shiritaki noodles (normally around 400 grams per pack)
    • Mozarella cheese or

    Dry fry your mince in a big pan and season with salt and pepper

    In a blender mix your canned tomatoes, onion, garlic and Worcestershire sauce. Taste and if a little light in flavour, add more Worcestershire sauce and a couple of tablespoons of tomato paste for depth of flavour

    Once mince is just cooked, add the sauce and let simmer for 10 minutes. Sauce will reduce and thicken and flavour will intensify slightly

    Open packet of Konjac noodles, drain liquid and rinse in cold water

    Place in a bowl of boiling water for around 1 minute, then drain

    Add drained noodles to pan and mix through till noodles are covered with sauce

    Serve big scoops in a bowl (as sauce is quite liquidy – not sure if that’s a proper word!!!!) and cover with cheese

    You may also want to serve with some steamed broccoli or cauliflower to amp up your vege content!



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