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Lamb Rigatoni Verde

Lamb Rigatoni Verde

with Blistered Baby Tomatoes

Craving slow-cooked flavours that come together in less time than it takes to get delivery? Look no further. This bowl of rigatoni is coated in a deliciously herby pesto, chock full of Italian spices and topped off with savoury lamb meatballs. The best part? It comes together in just 30 minutes!

Tags:
Quick Prep
Allergens:
Gluten
Milk
Barley
Wheat
Rye
Sesame
Soy
Oats

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

Preparation Time30 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

serving amount

250 g

Ground Lamb

170 g

Rigatoni

(Contains Gluten)

¼ cup

Basil Pesto

(Contains Milk)

4 tbsp

Italian Breadcrumbs

(Contains Barley, Milk, Wheat, Rye, Sesame, Soy, Oats)

113 g

Baby Tomatoes

1 unit

Lemon

50 g

Shallot

1 tbsp

Italian Seasoning

¼ cup

Feta Cheese, crumbled

(Contains Milk)

Not included in your delivery

1 tbsp

Unsalted Butter*

(Contains Milk)

2.5 tsp

Oil*

0.38 tsp

Salt*

0.06 tsp

Pepper*

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Nutrition Values

Calories930 kcal
Fat39 g
Saturated Fat16 g
Carbohydrate86 g
Sugar8 g
Dietary Fiber9 g
Protein39 g
Cholesterol99 mg
Sodium1010 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
Zester
Box Grater
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Medium Bowl
Baking Sheet
Strainer
Aluminum Foil
Large Non-Stick Pan

Instructions

Prep
1

Before starting, preheat the broiler to high. Wash and dry all produce. 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. Meanwhile, zest, then juice half the lemon (whole lemon for 4 ppl). Cut any remaining lemon into wedges. Peel, then grate shallot.

Form meatballs
2

Combine lamb, 1 tsp lemon zest, 1/4 tsp salt (dbl both for 4 ppl), breadcrumbs, half the shallots and half the Italian Seasoning in a medium bowl. Form lamb mixture into 10 equal-sized meatballs (20 for 4 ppl). Set aside.

Cook tomatoes and rigatoni
3

Add tomatoes and 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl) to a foil-lined baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat. Broil in the middle of the oven until tomatoes burst, 4-5 min. Meanwhille, add rigatoni to the boiling water. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water (dbl for 4 ppl), then drain rigatoni and return to the pot, off heat.

Cook meatballs
4

Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then meatballs. Cook, turning meatballs often, until golden-brown all over and cooked through, 4-5 min.**Carefully drain off any excess fat from the pan.

Make sauce
5

Add remaining shallots to the pan with meatballs. Cook, stirring often, until softened, 1 min. Add pesto, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp butter (dbl both for 4 ppl) and reserved pasta water. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce reduces slightly, 2-3 min.

Finish and serve
6

Add meatballs and sauce and remaining Italian Seasoning to the pot with the rigatoni. Toss gently to coat. Divide lamb rigatoni between bowls. Top with blistered tomatoes. Sprinkle with feta. Squeeze a lemon wedge over top, if desired.

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