|400 g||ground meat (beef, chicken, or a soy product)|
|1 tbsp||tomato paste|
|1 tbsp||Italian mixed herbs|
|1¼ kg||canned crushed tomatoes|
|200 g||Parmesan (divided)|
|oil for frying|
|fresh basil for serving|
Finely chop onion and garlic. If using, finely chop carrots and/or mushrooms. Add to a frying pan over medium-high heat and sauté for approx. 2-3 min. Add minced meat to pan and fry until cooked through approx. 5 min. Add tomato paste and stir well.
Add mixed herbs and carrots and mushrooms, if using. Add crushed tomatoes, stir to combine, and add salt and pepper to taste. Let simmer for a minimum of approx. 20 min. Stir in part of the parmesan at the end of the cooking time.
Use a spiralizer to shred zucchini into spaghetti-like noodles. Blanch zoodles in boiling water for approx. 2-3 min.