Saucy, flavorful beef cooked in Mesa de Vida Mediterranean cooking sauce and served over colorful steamed vegetables. This nutrition-packed meal is so satisfying and delicious!

This recipe includes Whole30 and Paleo friendly, gluten-free, and grain-free variations.


Mediterranean beef and squash platter

Servings 4 to 6 servings


  • 2 tsp healthy oil/fat of your choice optional
  • 1 jar Mesa de Vida Mediterranean cooking & seasoning sauce
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • salt to taste
  • 4 cups cooked spaghetti squash separated into strands
  • 2 cups butternut squash zoodles, steamed or shredded butternut squash, steamed
  • 6 cups spinach, steamed
  • Feta cheese (not Whole30 approved), or Za'atar olive oil condiment (such as Zesty Z) optional


  • Steam the squashes and spinach, set aside and keep warm.
  • Preheat a large skillet over medium high heat, add oil, if using, swirl to coat. Add the beef, Mesa de Vida Mediterranean cooking & seasoning sauce, and salt to taste. Stir and break meat into crumbles. Cook until the meat is fully cooked through, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Serve the saucy Mediterranean meat mixture on top of the steamed vegetables, add feta or za'atar olive oil, and enjoy!

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