Pasta with zucchini, onion and meat sauce


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This simple dish is delicious and quite healthy, thanks to careful portion control. 

There's 2.0 oz. of whole wheat pasta, the recommended serving size. And that is a surprisingly small amount of pasta.

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To fill up the dish there's one small zucchini and a half an onion - and that's for one serving! 

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The rest is 3.1 oz. of organic ground beef and 4.1 oz. of Bove's marinara sauce. It could have used a little more sauce, but I had pre-cooked the beef, added sauce, vacuum sealed and froze the individual serving packages. 

Topped with a very tiny amount microplaned Parmesano Reggiano cheese.

And one small slice of wheat Italian bread with olive oil.