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Penne in Beef and Pork Red Sauce

Penne in Beef and Pork Red Sauce

with Parmesan Cheese

This sauce is so much more than just a simple tomato base. It also has three hidden veggies hidden for those hard-to-please eaters in your family! The best part is they won't even notice those secret veggies thanks to this lip-smacking sauce.

Family Friendly
Optional Spice
Quick Prep

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

Preparation Time30 minutes


serving amount

250 g

Ground Beef and Pork Mix

56 g

Onion, chopped

170 g


170 g


(Contains Wheat)

½ tbsp

Italian Seasoning

1 tbsp

Garlic Puree

200 g


370 mL

Crushed Tomatoes with Garlic and Onion

¼ cup

Parmesan Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

1 tsp

Chili Flakes

2 tbsp

Tomato Sauce Base

Not included in your delivery

1 tbsp

Unsalted Butter*

(Contains Milk)

½ tbsp


¼ tsp


¼ tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories880 kcal
Fat35 g
Saturated Fat14 g
Carbohydrate100 g
Sugar23 g
Dietary Fiber12 g
Protein46 g
Cholesterol90 mg
Sodium1330 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 Cups
Measuring Spoons
Large Non-Stick Pan
Medium Bowl
Box Grater


Cook penne

Before starting, 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. Wash and dry all produce. Add penne 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 penne to the same pot, off heat.

Cook meat

Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4ppl), then beef and pork mix. Cook, breaking up meat into smaller pieces, until no pink remains, 4-5 min.** Carefully drain and discard excess fat. Season meat with salt and pepper. Transfer to a medium bowl.

Prep and cook veggies

Meanwhile, using the large side of a box grater, coarsely grate zucchini and carrot. Add 1 tbsp butter (dbl for 4 ppl) to the same pan over medium-high, then onions, carrots and zucchini. Cook, stirring often, until liquid is released from zucchini and veggies are tender, 6-7 min. Season with salt and pepper.

Cook sauce

Add tomato sauce base, garlic puree and half the Italian Seasoning (use all for 4 ppl) to the pan with veggies. Cook, stirring often, until tomato sauce base coats veggies, 2-3 min.Add crushed tomatoes, meat and reserved pasta water. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens slightly, 4-5 min. Season with salt and pepper.

Finish and serve

Add sauce to the pot with penne. Toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Divide penne between plates. Sprinkle Parmesan over top. Sprinkle with chili flakes, if desired.