Easy lamb bolognese

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

45 min

Serves

4

Easy lamb bolognese

Photo, Erik Putz.

There's no need to spend hours simmering your meat sauce with this quick and easy weeknight pasta recipe.


Ingredients

  • 225 g linguine
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion , chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 450 g ground lamb
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper flakes , (optional)
  • tbsp fresh rosemary , chopped
  • 1 796-ml can plum tomatoes
  • grated parmesan , (optional)

Instructions

  • COOK pasta following package directions, about 12 min. Reserve cup pasta water, then drain pasta.
  • HEAT a pot over medium- high. Add oil, then onion and garlic. Cook until softened, 2 to 3 min. Crumble in lamb. Cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until browned, 4 to 5 min.
  • STIR in tomato paste, salt, pepper flakes and rosemary and cook 1 min. Add tomatoes and their juice, breaking tomatoes into bite-sized chunks. Cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid is slightly thickened, 10 to 12 min.
  • ADD pasta and reserved pasta water, if mixture looks dry. Stir to combine. Divide among bowls. Sprinkle with parmesan.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 556,
  • Protein
  • 31 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 60 g,
  • Fat
  • 21 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 922 mg.

Kitchen tip: You can substitute lamb with ground beef.

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