Easy Quinoa Pasta with Wine Mushroom Meat Sauce

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This recipe (like all of mine) is very simple and you can simmer the sauce longer for more flavor or do it like I do it and it tastes great!

What you will need!

  • 3/4 pound grass fed ground beef
  • Olive oil (about 2-3 table spoons)
  • 1/2 onions, chopped
  • cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1Jar (23 ounces) tomato sauce (I used something organic with minimal extra ingredients like tomato basil)
  • 4 ounces goat cheese (I use drunken goat – use a type that is solid)
  • Two 12 ounce boxes of Quinoa Pasta (I use shells!)
  • One tablespoon coconut sugar

 

  1. In a large skillet, brown beef over medium heat until no longer pink; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, warm olive oil (about a tablespoon) over medium heat and saute onions and garlic until tender; add about 1/8 cup of wine; mix well.
  3. Add mushrooms, rosemary, oregano and thyme to skillet and add another 1/8 cup wine; saute until tender.
  4. Transfer mixture into pot with tomato sauce with browned meat, simmer for up to an hour (I only do a few minutes and it is delicious) and add the remaining wine.
  5. Get your water and pasta ready – it cooks for around 8 minutes!
  6. Grate your goat cheese!
  7. Add coconut sugar and another tablespoon or two of olive oil  to sauce and simmer for as long as you like, at least 10 – 15 minutes.

 

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