Duck Breast 'Cacciatore'
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Duck Breast 'Cacciatore'

Duck Breast 'Cacciatore'

with Mushroom Linguine and Garlic-Parsley Butter

Inspired by hearty European 'Hunter Stew', this recipe flips it upside down and adds a premium twist. A roasted mushroom tomato sauce dress luscious linguine for herby garlic-butter basted duck breast slices to be nestled into. A zippy roasted red pepper vinaigrette dressed side salad add just the perfect amount of freshness!


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

Preparation Time40 minutes
Cooking Time10 minutes


serving amount

2 unit(s)

Duck Breast

227 g


170 g


(Contains Wheat)

1 unit(s)


1 unit(s)

Yellow Onion

56 g

Spring Mix

7 g


2 unit(s)

Garlic, cloves

370 mL

Crushed Tomatoes

¼ cup

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

(Contains Milk May contain Soy, Sulphites)

1 tbsp

Red Wine Vinegar

(Contains Sulphites)

1 unit(s)

Chicken Broth Concentrate

Not included in your delivery

2 tbsp

Unsalted Butter*


Nutrition Values

Calories1060 kcal
Fat43 g
Saturated Fat15 g
Carbohydrate99 g
Sugar21 g
Dietary Fiber12 g
Protein70 g
Cholesterol325 mg
Sodium660 mg
Trans Fat0.5 g
Potassium2300 mg
Calcium125 mg
Iron18.5 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.


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


  • Add 10 cups hot water and 2 tsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Quarter mushrooms. Add mushrooms, and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil to an unlined baking sheet. Roast in the top of the oven, stirring halfway until tender and golden-brown, 14-18 min.
  • While mushrooms roast, peel, then cut onion into 1/4-inch pieces.
  • Peel, then mince or grate garlic.
  • Peel, then grate carrots on the largest holes of a box grater.
  • Add linguine to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min.
  • Reserve 1/4 cup (1/2 cup) pasta water, then drain and return ____ to the same pot, off heat.
  • Pat duck dry with paper towels. Place duck on a clean cutting board.
  • Using a sharp knife, score skin side of duck in a criss-cross pattern.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add duck to a cold, large non-stick pan, skin-side down. Cook over medium heat until skin is crispy, 10-12 min.
  • Flip and cook until golden-brown, 2-3 min.
  • Transfer duck to a parchment-lined baking sheet, skin-side up. [Reserve duck fat in pan.]
  • Roast duck in the middle of the oven until cooked through, 8-13 min.**
  • While duck roasts, discard all but 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) duck fat from pan and return to medium-high.
  • When hot, add onions and half the grated carrot. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often until softened, 4-5 min.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, broth concentrate, half the Roasted Red pepper Pesto, 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) butter (sugar???). Reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring often until sauce has thickened slightly, 4-5 min.
  • While sauce cooks, finely chop parsley.
  • Heat a small pot over medium heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) butter and garlic. Cook, stirring often until butter melts and garlic is fragrant, 30 sec. Remove from heat and stir in half the parsley.
  • Add vinegar, remaining Roasted Red Pepper pesto, 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) sugar and 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine.
  • When duck is done, transfer to a plate to rest for 3-5 min.
  • Add linguine, mushrooms, and remaining parsley to pan with sauce (reserved pasta water??). Toss to coat.
  • Add spring mix and remaining carrots to bowl with dressing. Toss to coat.
  • Thinly slice the duck.
  • Divide pasta, duck and salad between plates. Spoon garlic-parsley butter over duck.