Zesty Meat Sauce on Pasta

© Chef LaLa, All rights reserved

© Chef LaLa, All rights reserved


  • 1 tablespoon Extra virgin Olive oil
  • ½ pound Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 bottle Chef LaLa Homemade Tomato Serrano Sauce
  • 1 cup Water or Chicken Stock
  • ½ pound dry pasta, cooked al dente
  • 2 ounces cheese            


  1. In a medium sauté pan heat oil over medium-high heat. Add meat. Cook to brown for 5-7 minutes. Add 1 bottle Chef LaLa Tomato Serrano Sauce. Add 1 cup of water. Cover, lower heat, simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Follow cooking instructions for your favorite pasta. Top with meat sauce. Sprinkle on your favorite cheese. (queso fresco used in picture)

Pasta with Vegetables

Pasta with Vegetables

Healthy Cooking Tips

  • Semolina as a flour is pretty nutritious with 7 grams of fiber per 167 gram serving, which is 26% of your USRDA of fiber. (currently “official”us guidelines suggests 20 – 25 grams of fiber per day.) 167 grams of semolina has 21 grams of protein and contains 3% of your USRDA of calcium plus 11% of your USRDA of iron. (source: nutritiondata.com)
  • Don’t overcook your vegetables, preserving the natural flavors, colors and nutrients.
  • Avoid saturated fats (solid at room temperature), use nutrient rich healthy fats like Olive oil.
  • A great way to decrease the amount of fat and calories in your recipes is using dried cheeses like parmesan.
  • Select lean ground beef, turkey or chicken.
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