Sumptuous and savoury flavours mingle in this hearty family favourite. The best part? We've done all the slow cooking for you so tonight's dinner will come together with ease!
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Parmesan Cheese, shredded(ContainsMilk/Lait)
Salt and Pepper*
Before starting, In a large pot, add 10 cups warm water and 2 tsp salt. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Wash and dry all produce.
Peel, then coarsely grate carrot.
Add linguine to the pot of boiling water. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min. Reserve 3/4 cup pasta water (dbl for 4 ppl), then drain and return to the same pot. Set aside.
While linguine cooks, heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4ppl), then onions and half the carrots. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 3-4 min. Add garlic puree and Italian Seasoning. Cook, stirring often, until fragrant, 1 min. Reduce heat to medium, then add crushed tomatoes and half the balsamic glaze. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce is slightly thickened, 6-8 min.
While sauce cooks, whisk together remaining balsamic glaze and 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4ppl) in a large bowl. Add remaining carrots and half the spinach. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine.
Add shredded beef to sauce and cook, breaking up beef with a spoon, until heated through, 3-4 min.** Add beef mixture, remaining spinach, half the Parmesan and 1/2 cup of the reserved pasta water (dbl for 4 ppl) to the large pot with linguine. Toss to combine, then season with salt and pepper. (NOTE: Adjust sauce consistency with remaining reserved pasta water, if desired.)
Divide linguine and sauce between plates. Serve salad on the side. Sprinkle remaining Parmesan over top.