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Ratatouille Style Veggie Spaghetti

Prep: 5 min
Cook: 20 min
Total: 25 min

Ingredients for 4 servings

  • Meat sauce
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil (avocado oil)
    • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
    • 2/3 cup diced onion
    • 1 lb 90% lean ground beef (or your choice of protein or veggie ground)
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons The Fit Cook Land Seasoning (OR Italian Seasoning)
    • 2 teaspoons ground fennel (OR sage OR crushed rosemary OR your favorite Italian herb)
    • 1 can (15oz) no salt added diced tomatoes
    • 1 can (15oz) no salt added tomato sauce
    • 1 cup water
  • Spaghetti
    • spray olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
    • 1 large carrot (or 2 medium carrots)
    • 1 large red bell pepper
    • 2 yellow squash
    • 2 zucchini
    • 8 thick asparagus spears, cut into strips
    • 1 cup water
  • Garnish
    • fresh parsley
    • feta crumble (account for the macros and calories)


Step 1

Set a pot on medium heat. Once hot, add oil, garlic and onion. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until the onions are sauteed – brown and slightly translucent.

Step 2

Add the ground meat and chop it up as it cooks. Sprinkle in the seasoning as it cooks.

Step 3

Add diced tomatoes and tomato sauce from the cans.  Add water to the tomato sauce can, swish it around, then pour that into the pot as well.  Add a few pinches of sea salt and pepper and stir.  Reduce the heat to low, then cover and cook for 15 minutes.

Step 4

While the meat cooks, prep the veggies. Use a Julienne peeler, or a sharp knife, to cut the veggies into thin noodles or strips. Use a sharp knife to cut thick asparagus spears into thinner spears.

Step 5

Set a large skillet on medium high heat, once hot add spray with oil and add bell pepper and asparagus. Stir, then add 1/2 cup of water to create steam. Cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until the bell peppers and asparagus is softer. Remove the top and allow the steam and water to evaporate, careful to ensure nothing is burning.

Step 6

Add the olive oil to the skillet, then the remaining veggies. Use tongs to continuously fold everything together. Add the remaining water, pinch of sea salt & pepper, and cover and cook for about 2 minutes, until wilted and soft (NOT slimy). Remove from the heat.

Step 7

Serve the meat sauce over the noodles. Garnish and enjoy!