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Ground beef pasta shells

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Ground beef pasta shells


  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Cut the onion into large pieces and add them to the pan.
  • Cut the carrot and the celery into small cubes, the garlic into slices, and add them to the pan. Sauté for 2-3 minutes until caramelized.
  • Remove the veggies and set them aside.
  • Place the frying pan back on the heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Add the ground beef and sauté it for 2-3 minutes, until caramelized and golden brown.
  • Put the veggies back into the pan and add the cinnamon, the chicken bouillon cube, the tomato paste, and mix.
  • Add the water, the canned tomatoes, the thyme, and simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes.
  • At the same time, in a pot with boiling water, add some salt, the pasta, and boil according to the packet’s instructions.
  • Drain the pasta, add it to the pan, and mix.
  • Serve with parmesan, pepper, basil, and olive oil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
29 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
30 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
34 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
26 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
10 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
56 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
8 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
14 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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