Chipotle Beef Protein Pasta by shanilcooks




Chipotle Beef Protein Pasta



40 min

I've been trying to get back on my fitness journey and realized I am not getting enough protein into my diet. This is one way I've started introducing more, with high protein alternatives to one of my tried-and-true recipe. Around 50g of protein per serving and dairy-free, too!

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4 servings




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4 servings





5 cloves, diced garlic

2 tsp olive oil

½ red onion, diced

1 red bell pepper, chopped

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp garlic powder

2 tsp salt

1 tsp black pepper

3 in chipotle peppers adobo

½ cup beef bone broth

1 tbsp nutritional yeast

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 box Banza rigatoni

16 oz lean ground beef 90/10

1 cup Kite Hill Greek Yogurt

2 sprigs cilantro


Step 1

Boil & salt water then add protein pasta and cook until al dente. Remove and remember to rinse the pasta to remove the leftover starch.

Step 2

Heat pan on medium heat and add olive oil.

Step 3

Once warm, add garlic, red onions, and bell pepper until translucent and fragrant.

Step 4

Set aside, add remaining tsp of olive oil, and the ground beef.

Step 5

Mash and season with salt, pepper, paprika, chili powder, and garlic powder.

Step 6

Allow to cook through and start the sauce.

Step 7

Blend the Kite Hill Greek Yogurt, chipotles in adobo, nutritional yeast, and lemon juice.

Step 8

Check consistency and add around half a cup of bone broth to adjust. Season with salt & pepper to taste.

Step 9

Add the sauce to the pan, top with protein pasta, and mix.

Step 10

Garnish with cilantro and enjoy!

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