Brown Rice Pasta & Bell Pepper “Spaghetti & Meat Sauce” (Non-Dairy / No-Tomato) – Day 25

This is BY FAR my FAVORITE recipe that I’ve made while on my Nutritional Cleansing Journey.  I will be making this OVER and OVER and OVER again … even when I’m NOT on my 30 Day journey. Enjoy 🙂 !

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This recipe will make 2 meals

(Obviously, you can double or triple ingredients if you’re making it for your family or friends)

Calories: About 600 (1200 for the entire thing … split in half for 1 serving)

Ingredients Needed:

  • 2 cups Organic Brown Rice Penne Pasta (I used Tinkyada: http://www.tinkyada.com/ProList.htm)
  • 4 -5 oz. of Lean Ground Chicken
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 orange bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp Quinoa Flakes 
  • 3 cloves of fresh Garlic
  • 4 -5 leaves of fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup Organic, Low Sodium Chicken Broth (I use Pacific: http://www.pacificfoods.com/food/broths-stocks/broths/organic-low-sodium-chicken-broth)
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Dried Organo
  • Dried Parsley
  • Garlic Powder
  • Ground Pepper

Directions:

  • Heat a pan with some coconut oil
  • Cook / Brown Lean Ground Chicken
  • Season with Garlic Powder / Onion Powder and Pepper
  • Start Boiling Water for Brown Rice Pasta
  • Cook Brown Rice Pasta (time will depend on brand)

Directions for Sauce:

  • Chop All Bell Peppers into small squares
  • Sautee in Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Fresh Chopped Garlic until browning slightly
  • Dump peppers / garlic / olive oil mixture into a blender
  • Put 1/4 cup chicken broth in the blender with pepper mixture
  • Put 2 tbsp Quinoa Flakes in blender (serves as a thickener)
  • BLEND UNTIL CREAMY
  • Dump fresh basil leaves, dried oregano, parsley, garlic powder and ground pepper into the blender.
  • BLEND AGAIN
  • Dump sauce into the pan with the ground chicken and HEAT on low for about 10-15 minutes.

Putting It Together:

  • Dump chicken/pepper meat sauce over brown rice pasta
  • Serve and Enjoy 🙂 !

Happily & Healthily Yours,

Kristin

 

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