Creamy Bison and Bacon Linguine
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Creamy Bison and Bacon Linguine

Creamy Bison and Bacon Linguine

with Mushrooms and Apple Spinach Salad

This creamy linguine dish is full of savoury umami notes from mushrooms and bison, with bacon adding another level of savoury flavour. A light and refreshing apple-spinach side salad is the perfect balance for the delightfully rich cream sauce.

Allergens:
Egg
Wheat
Milk
Mustard
Sulphites

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking Time8 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

250 g

Lean Ground Bison

100 g

Bacon Strips

227 g

Fresh Linguine

(Contains Egg, Wheat)

1 tbsp

Cream Sauce Spice Blend

(Contains Wheat May contain Tree nuts, Milk, Mustard, Peanuts, Sesame, Soy, Sulphites)

113 mL

Cream

(Contains Milk)

1 tbsp

Dijon Mustard

(Contains Mustard May contain Crustaceans, Egg, Fish, Milk, Sesame, Soy, Sulphites, Wheat)

7 g

Chives

1 unit(s)

Gala Apple

113 g

Mushrooms

1 tbsp

White Wine Vinegar

(Contains Sulphites)

56 g

Baby Spinach

2 unit(s)

Cream Cheese

(Contains Milk)

Not included in your delivery

2.5 tbsp

Oil*

¼ tsp

Salt*

¼ tsp

Pepper*

½ tsp

Sugar*

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Nutrition Values

Calories1300 kcal
Fat85 g
Saturated Fat34 g
Carbohydrate84 g
Sugar13 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Protein45 g
Cholesterol245 mg
Sodium1250 mg
Trans Fat0.5 g
Potassium1150 mg
Calcium175 mg
Iron6.5 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Colander
Large Pot
Measuring Spoons
Measuring Cups
Large Bowl
Whisk
Large Non-Stick Pan

Instructions

Cook linguine
1
  • Add 10 cups water and 1 tbsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Add linguine to the boiling water.
  • Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 2-3 min.
  • Reserve 1 cup (2 cups) pasta water, then drain and return linguine to the same pot, off heat. 
Prep
2
  • Meanwhile, core, then cut apple into 1/4-inch slices.
  • Thinly slice mushrooms.
  • Thinly slice chives.
  • Pat bacon dry with paper towels, then cut into 1/4-inch pieces.
  • Add vinegar, 1 tsp (2 tsp) Dijon, 1/2 tsp (1 tsp) sugar and 1 1/2 tbsp oil (3 tbsp) to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, then whisk to combine.
Cook mushrooms
3
  • Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.
  • When hot, add 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil, then mushrooms. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 5-6 min.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Transfer mushrooms to a plate.
Start sauce
4
  • Heat the same pan over medium-high.
  • When hot, add bacon to the dry pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, until bacon starts to render fat, 3-4 min.**
  • Add bison. Cook, breaking up bison into smaller pieces, until no pink remains, 3-4 min.**
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add mushrooms. Sprinkle Cream Sauce Spice Blend over top. Cook, stirring often, until combined, 30 sec.
Finish sauce and assemble pasta
5
  • Stir reserved pasta water, cream, cream cheese and remaining Dijon into the pan with sauce, then bring to a simmer, stirring often.
  • Once simmering, add linguine. Cook, stirring often, until sauce thickens slightly, 1-2 min.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Finish and serve
6
  • Add apples and spinach to the large bowl with vinaigrette. Toss to combine.
  • Divide linguine between plates.
  • Sprinkle with chives.
  • Serve salad alongside.