Beef Marinara with Zucchini "Noodles"
1/2 lb ground beef
2 cups Marinara or your favorite pasta sauce
1 Tablespoon oil
3 large zucchini, julienne (or "matchsticks")
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
salt and pepper
Parmesan cheese (optional)
1. Heat a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Brown ground beef, breaking into crumbles, then add marinara. Turn down to low and simmer.
2. In another 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add zucchini, stir and saute until zucchini is tender, about 5-7 minutes. Stir in minced garlic and continue to cook another 30 seconds. Salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and toss with fresh basil.
3. Serve with zucchini topped with beef marinara. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!