Beef Bolognese and Parmesan Polenta with Spinach

ready in 15 minutes

Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.

Cook Within: 4 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk

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You'll master the making of both polenta and bolognese with this simple meal, plus have the added bonus of a yummy-licious dinner.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    ⅗ oz. Butter
  • 5 oz. Baby Spinach
  • ½ cup Polenta
  • Info
    1 oz. Grated Parmesan
  • ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • 2 tsp. Mirepoix Base
  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Asiago Cheese
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef
  • 8 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Small Pot

Before You Cook

  • 1

    Cook the Beef

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and a pinch of salt to hot pan. Cook, breaking up meat, until no pink remains, 4-6 minutes. Add spinach and stir occasionally until just wilted, 1-2 minutes.

  • 2

    Heat the Sauce

    Add marinara sauce and red pepper flakes (to taste), and bring to a simmer. Once simmering, stir occasionally until heated through, 1-2 minutes. Remove from burner.

  • 3

    Make the Polenta

    Once water-mirepoix mixture is boiling, pour in polenta in a steady stream. Stir constantly or whisk until incorporated. Remove from burner and stir in butter, Asiago, Parmesan, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper until combined.

  • 4

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, placing beef-spinach mixture on polenta. Bon appétit!

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