Phase 1 | Serves 4 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Total time: 1 hour 20 minutes
1 pound lean ground beef
1 onion, minced
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons chili powder
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
15-ounce can tomato sauce
1 cup chicken or beef broth
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
2 bay leaves
4 cups cooked brown rice spaghetti (2 cups cooked sprouted grain pasta Phase 3)
Minced green or white onion, for garnish
Heat a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef, onion, garlic, chili powder, and crushed red pepper flakes. Lower the heat to medium and cook, occasionally stirring, until the meat is browned.
In a separate bowl, combine the next six ingredients (cacao through chipotle). Add to the skillet and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
Stir in the next five ingredients (tomato sauce through bay leaves). Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 1 hour. Serve over spaghetti topped with minced onion.