Simple Stovetop Pasta

by Bailey Zygutis, Nutritionist, Vitruvian Fitness

Here is a simple, satisfying meal for two with plenty of flavor and wholesome ingredients!


  • 6 oz Chiocciole pasta, uncooked
  • 8 oz Grass-fed ground beef, precooked
  • 1 Beefsteak tomato
  • 2 tbs Grass-fed butter
  • 1 tbs Liquid aminos
  • 1 tsp Fennel, ground
  • 1/2 tbs White vinegar
  • 1 tsp Fennel, ground
  • 1 tsp Black paper
  • 1 tsp Pink salt, or to taste
  • 2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder


  1. Boil 2 quarts salted water in a pot. Add pasta to water, stirring occasionally.
  2. In a saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Dice tomato and add to pan with beef, seasonings and liquid aminos. Heat until tomato has softened, then add white vinegar and last bit of butter and let simmer.
  3. Drain pasta, mix into saucepan, and enjoy!

Serves 2 | Prep Time 30 mins

Food for Thought:

Fennel isn’t just delicious, adding a sausage-y flavor to foods, it’s also incredibly nutritious! Fennel is a powerful anti-inflammatory, full of fabulous phytochemicals that can also help to smooth digestive issues.