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BBQ Beef Ragu Rigatoni
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BBQ Beef Ragu Rigatoni

BBQ Beef Ragu Rigatoni

with Aubergine and Cheddar Cheese

Looking for a quick and tasty midweek dinner option? Try cooking up our BBQ Beef Ragu Rigatoni in just 20 minutes for a delicious and speedy meal.

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Rapid
Allergens:
Milk
Cereals containing gluten

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time20 minutes
Cooking time20 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

1

Aubergine

(May contain Celery)

1

Onion

1

Garlic Clove

1

Green Chilli

45

Mature Cheddar Cheese

(Contains Milk)

240

Beef Mince

15

Worcester Sauce

(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

180

Rigatoni Pasta

(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

1

Tomato Passata

10

Beef Stock Paste

32

BBQ Sauce

Not included in your delivery

100

Water for the Beef

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Nutritional information

Energy (kcal)819 kcal
Energy (kJ)3427 kJ
Fat29.7 g
of which saturates13.8 g
Carbohydrate88.2 g
of which sugars19.4 g
Protein45.6 g
Salt2.4 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.

Utensils

Chopping Board
Baking Tray
Knife
Garlic Press
Grater
Medium Saucepan
Grill Pan

Instructions

Roast the Aubergine
1

a) Preheat your oven to 220°C.
b) Trim the aubergine, then halve lengthways. Chop each half into four long strips, then chop widthways into roughly 2cm pieces.
c) Pop onto a baking tray. Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper then toss to coat. Spread out in a single layer.
d) When the oven is hot, roast on the top shelf until the aubergine is soft and golden, 15-18 mins. Turn halfway through.

Get Prepped
2

a) Meanwhile, bring a large saucepan of water to the boil with 1/2 tsp salt for the rigatoni.
b) Halve, peel and chop the onion into small pieces. Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
c) Halve the chilli lengthways, deseed, then finely chop. Set aside for garnishing later.r.
d) Grate the cheese.

Fry the Beef
3

a) Heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan on high heat.
b) When the oil is hot, add the beef mince and onion. Cook until the beef is browned and the onion has softened, 5-6 mins. Use a spoon to break up the mince as it cooks, then drain and discard any excess fat. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw mince. The mince is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
c) Stir in the garlic and Worcester sauce. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 min.

Make the Sauce
4

a) Meanwhile, when your pan of water is boiling, add the pasta and bring back to the boil.
b) Cook until tender, 12 mins.
c) While the pasta cooks, stir the tomato passata, beef stock paste and water for the beef (see ingredients for amount) into the beef pan. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to a simmer.
d) Cook the sauce until thickened, 8-10 mins.

Finish Up
5

a) Once thickened, add the BBQ sauce to the ragu and bring to the boil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
b) Stir the roasted aubergine through the ragu.
c) Add the cooked pasta to the pan, mix well to combine, then remove from the heat.

Time to Serve
6

a) Share the BBQ beef pasta between your bowls.
b) Top with the grated cheese.
c) Sprinkle over the green chilli (careful - it's hot) for those who'd like some heat!
Enjoy!