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Beef-Eggplant Ragù with Elbow Pasta Roasted Broccolini

Recipe selected from the eMeals Quick & Healthy Family Plan.


Beef-Eggplant Ragù with Elbow Pasta

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1½ lb lean ground beef
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1½ lb eggplant, cubed (about 2 small)
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 pints grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 (24-oz) jar arrabbiata sauce (such as Rao's)
  • 2 (8.5-oz) pouches microwavable elbow macaroni
  • ½ cup shaved Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil

Instructions

  1. Cook beef in a large nonstick skillet 5 to 6 minutes or until browned and crumbly; remove from skillet.
  2. Cook eggplant in hot oil in skillet 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Add water, and cook, stirring occasionally, until eggplant is tender.
  3. Add tomatoes; cook, stirring often, 2 minutes. Add beef and arrabbiata sauce; cook 5 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Stir pasta into beef sauce. Top with cheese and basil.

Note:

Microwavable elbow macaroni cooks in 60 seconds per pouch.

Roasted Broccolini

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 2 lb Broccolini, trimmed
  • 2 Tbsp jarred minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine Broccolini, garlic, oil, salt, and pepper on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake 12 minutes or until tender, stirring once.

Time

Clock
15mPrep
15mCook
30mTotal

Nutritional Information

Main Side Total
Servings 6 6
Calories 531 86 617
Servings 6 6 12
Calories 531 86 617
Fat (g) 23 2 25
Sat. Fat (g) 6 0 6
Protein (g) 35 6 41
Carb (g) 45 12 57
Fiber (g) 4 0 4
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