Advieh Zoodles

Do you make the same 3 things for dinner every night after work? Are you looking to add something a little exotic, but familiar enough that your kids will still eat it? Make Advieh Spaghetti and Zoodles tonight!

What is Advieh?

Advieh is a Persian spice blend that has rose petals. Typically, I hate flower flavored foods, when I see lavender flavored chocolate I want to throw a temper tantrum. But the rose in Advieh is subtle and somehow very comforting, like something a Persian grandma would make. I was able to find food grade rose peddles at my local spice shop, but they can also be bought on Amazon. Here is an Advieh spice, but I have not tried it, but I’m sure it will work.

 

Advieh Zoodles

This weeknight Paleo dinner is somehow both a comfort food and exotic.

Course Main Course
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs grass-fed ground beef or lamb
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon Advieh
  • 3 cups tomato sauce about (just 1 Jar)
  • 1-2 eggplants 1 inch cubed 1t salt 20 minutes 425
  • cup apple cider vinegar
  • salt & pepper
  • olive oil
  • ½ bunch parsley roughly chopped

Advieh

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground rose petal
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

Instructions

  1. On a sheet pan, sprinkle 1 teaspoon salt over eggplant, set aside while oven preheats
  2. Brown meat and onions together in a pan with ½ teaspoon salt
  3. Put eggplant in a 400 degree F oven to roast (15-20 minutes)
  4. Add spices and garlic to meat and stir until you can spell them. (Note: if there is a lot of liquid in the pan drain that off before adding spices)
  5. Stir in vinegar
  6. Add tomato sauce and simmer
  7. When the eggplant is done roasting stir into the sauce
  8. Simmer for about 15 minutes
  9. Stir in chopped parsley
  10. Serve over zoodles

Tips and Tricks

Persian Spaghetti with Zoodles

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