South of the Border Spaghetti
1 (13.25 oz) box whole-wheat spaghetti
Non-stick cooking spray
1 lb 90/10 ground beef
1 medium yellow onion, diced
1 cup cactus
1/2 tsp pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (6 oz) can no-salt-added tomato paste
1 cup water
1 cup frozen sliced carrots
1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese
Prepare spaghetti according to package directions. Set aside.
Lightly coat a large, deep skillet with non-stick cooking spray & heat over medium. Add beef, onion, cactus, pepper & garlic. Cook 10-12 minutes, crumbling meat, stirring occasionally until meat is cooked through.
In a medium bowl, whisk tomato paste & water until smooth. Add tomato mixture & carrots to skillet. Mix well. Reduce heat to low & cook 7-8 minutes.
Serve beef & vegetable mix over spaghetti. Top with parmesan cheese.
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Cactus & bell pepper have a similar taste & texture.