Zucchini Linguine with Homemade Meat Sauce

This Zucchini Linguine with Homemade Meat Sauce is a delicious and hearty meal your family will LOVE! Low carb, grain-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free if you omit the cheese. Weeknight dinner WIN!

Zucchini Linguine with Meat Sauce

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    Zucchini Linguine

    Meat Sauce

    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 3 large organic carrot stalks, chopped
    • 1 lb. organic grass-fed beef (or ground turkey)
    • 1 15 oz. can organic diced tomatoes
    • 1 15 oz. can organic tomato sauce
    • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
    • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
    • 1 teaspoon sea salt, more to taste
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, more to taste
    • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, more for garnish
    • Optional: Serve with fresh parmesan
    • Optional: Garnish with fresh Basil


    1. In a medium sized saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
    2. Add onion, carrots, and peppers to saucepan. Let cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes until onions are translucent and the carrots begin to soften.
    3. Add meat to saucepan and let cook until brown and no pink remains.
    4. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, spices, and 1 tablespoon fresh basil to the pan and mix well.
    5. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and let simmer for 15 minutes. Taste and remove from heat.
    6. In a large skillet, heat remaining tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil over medium-high heat. Add in zucchini noodles and red pepper flakes and let cook for 2-3 minutes.
    7. Transfer zucchini noodles to a plate, and top with meat sauce, fresh basil, and parmesan if using. Serve hot.
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    One comment on “Zucchini Linguine with Homemade Meat Sauce

    • Zucchini Linguine with Meat Sauce or Turkey Bolognese. How many servings does this make. I’m assuming about 4. But that seems like a lot of sauce for only 4 servings.


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