100 grams lean veal, ground beef, buffalo or chicken (cook with 1-2 T malt vinegar for a good flavor)

1 tsp sugar-free tomato paste

Handful ripe tomatoes (2 large Roma tomatoes)

1 large onion, chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

1/8 tsp chili powder

Cayenne pepper to taste

1/8 tsp cumin

1/8 tsp thyme

1/8 tsp basil

1/2 tsp fat-free cocoa powder (optional)

Sea salt/black pepper to taste

Water or broth for desired consistency


Brown meat with onions and garlic.  Drain fat from meat.  Add tomatoes, tomato paste, and remaining seasonings.  Simmer onions until desired tenderness.  Top with one crushed grissini bread stick or melba toast.


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