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Creamy Pesto and Pork Pasta

Creamy Pesto and Pork Pasta

with Spinach and Parmesan

Creamy rigatoni with spinach and juicy pesto pork...need we say more? Get your fork ready to devour this hearty pasta!

Tags:
Easy Clean-up
Family Friendly
Optional Spice
Quick
Allergens:
Wheat
Milk

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

Preparation Time25 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

250 g

Ground Pork

170 g

Rigatoni

(Contains Wheat)

200 g

Zucchini

56 g

Baby Spinach

56 g

Onion, chopped

1 tbsp

Garlic Puree

1 unit

Chicken Broth Concentrate

½ cup

Basil Pesto

(Contains Milk)

¼ cup

Parmesan Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

¼ tsp

Chili Flakes

1 tbsp

Cream Sauce Spice Blend

(Contains Wheat)

Not included in your delivery

½ cup

Milk*

(Contains Milk)

0.13 tsp

Salt*

1 tbsp

Oil*

0.13 tsp

Pepper*

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Nutrition Values

Calories1140 kcal
Fat67 g
Saturated Fat15 g
Carbohydrate87 g
Sugar9 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein46 g
Cholesterol100 mg
Sodium1000 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

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

Instructions

Cook rigatoni
1

Before starting, wash and dry all produce. Heat Guide for Step 6: 1/4 tsp mild, 1/2 tsp medium and 1 tsp spicy! Add 10 cups water and 2 tsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Add rigatoni to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min. Reserve 1/4 cup pasta water (dbl for 4 ppl), then drain and return rigatoni to the same pot, off heat.

Prep
2

Meanwhile, roughly chop spinach. Cut zucchini into 1/2-inch pieces.

Cook zucchini
3

Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then zucchini. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender-crisp, 3-4 min. Season with salt and pepper, then transfer to a plate.

Cook pork
4

Heat the same pan over medium. Add 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then pork and garlic puree. Cook, breaking up pork into smaller pieces, until no pink remains, 4-5 min.** Add onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 3-4 min. Add Cream Sauce Spice Blend, then stir to combine, 1 min.

Make sauce
5

Add 1/2 cup milk (dbl for 4 ppl) and broth concentrate to the pan with pork. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring often, until sauce thickens slightly, 1-2 min. Add zucchini and spinach. Cook, stirring often, until spinach wilts, 1-2 min. Season with salt and pepper.

Finish and serve
6

Add sauce, reserved pasta water and pesto to the pot with rigatoni. Stir to combine. Divide creamy pesto and pork pasta between bowls. Sprinkle Parmesan and 1/4 tsp chili flakes over top. (NOTE: Reference heat guide.)