Zucchini Marinara

Weeknight dinner that’s made from scratch and on your table in 20 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 8 oz pasta of your choice (I used twice and quinoa rotini)
  • 1 zucchini, cut into small chunks
  • 1 cup frozen spinach
  • 1 large can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley for topping (optional)

Directions

  1. Boil water and cook noodles according to packaging.
  2. Meanwhile, cook and crumble ground beef in large skillet until no longer pink.
  3. Add crushed tomatoes, seasonings, spinach, and zucchini to ground beef. Simmer, covered, over low heat for about ten minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Once noodles are fully cooked, mix into sauce, stirring to combine.
  5. Top with fresh parsley and parmesan cheese, if desired.

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