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GAPs, Paleo Meatballs and Courgette Pasta

 
 
Before starting on GAPs my son Thomas loved pasta and one of his favourites as pasta and meatballs.  I invested in a spiraliser and now we make "spaghetti" from courgette, carrots and squash and also sometimes use chopped cabbage as a neutral substitute.  He likes to help me make this and it definitely makes him eat more!
Meatballs
500g of organic grassfed minced beef
1 clove garlic crushed or 1 shallot finely chopped (optional)
salt & pepper
herbs & spices to taste (we used a little paprika and basil)
Mix the beef with all the seasoning and form into little balls by hand.  Fry them gently in a large frying pan until they start to brown. 
Sauce
1 tin of tomatos
1 large sprig of fresh basil
1/2 glass dry white wine (optional if on full GAPs)
1 tbsp. tomato puree
1 clove garlic crushed
Salt & pepper to taste
Add all the ingredients to the pan of meatballs.  Bring to a boil then turn down to a simmer for at least 10 minutes. 
Pasta
1 large courgette per person
Use your spiraliser or julienne cutter (even a potato peeler works) to create ribbons of courgette.  Boil some water in a pan and add the courgette only for a few minutes until it softens.  Strain and add a little butter or olive oil. 
Serve by mixing the meatball sauce and pasta and top with a little parmesan if tolerated. 

2 Comments to GAPs, Paleo Meatballs and Courgette Pasta:

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custom dissertation writing services on 20 June 2018 16:21
Yummy, GAPs, Paleo Meatballs and Courgette Pasta. This looks so tempting and I can't wait to try this and share my results with you as well. Good share!
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Thank you for the recipes. There is merit to the idea that the best diet for humans should include foods that are similar to those eaten by the first known humans during the Paleolithic area. Our genetic makeup is not suited to the diet that humans adopted with the advent of farming. Most food recipes today include grains, legumes and dairy products, making it a a major challenge to maintain a Paleo diet. As we are used to eating foods that are not permitted in a Paleo diet, the chances of success is greatly reduced. But with the ever increasing popular of this diet, nutritionists and dietitians are developing recipes and good food substitutes to help Paleo dieters succeed.
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