1/4 cup shredded fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Meanwhile, heat oil in large heavy skillet over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beef; cook until no longer pink, stirring and breaking beef into pieces.
Stir in tomato sauce and oregano. Continue cooking 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add spinach, basil and red pepper flakes; continue cooking 3 minutes. Season with salt, if desired.
Drain pasta. Add to skillet; toss with beef mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
About Digestible Carbohydrates:Dreamfields patent-pending process adds a unique blend of protein and inulin fiber (a 100% natural prebiotic fiber found in common foods such as Jerusalem artichokes (sunchokes), asparagus, garlic, raisins and chicory root) to premium durum wheat semolina, resulting in a pasta with 5 grams fiber per serving (about twice that of regular pasta), a 65% lower glycemic index (GI) than regular pasta (Dreamfields GI = 13; regular pasta GI = 38), and 5 grams digestible carbohydrates per serving, which results in a lower blood glucose rise compared to that following consumption of regular pasta.
Note: If traditional pasta is used in this recipe there is a total of 54g carbohydrate.