Braised Beef and Creamy Vodka Sauce

with gemelli and parmesan

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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In Your Box (serves 6)

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    2 oz. Shredded Parmesan Cheese
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    2⅖ oz. Garlic & Herb Cheese Spread
  • 8 oz. Red Cooking Wine
  • 1 Red Onion
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    12 oz. Gemelli Pasta
  • 4 tsp. Chimichurri Seasoning
  • 4 Garlic Clove
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    6 tsp. Beef Demi-Glace
  • 15 oz. Crushed Tomatoes
  • 20 oz. Beef Flat Bottom Roast

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Recipe Steps

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    prepare the ingredients

    Mince garlic. Halve and peel onion. Cut halves into ¼" dice.

  2. 2

    start the meal

    Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. If using an electric pressure cooker, fold top edges in before putting on lid. Combine tomato, demi, seasoning, garlic, wine, beef, ½ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in slow cooker. Turn slow cooker on to high heat. Cover, and cook until beef reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 4 hours.

  3. 3

    cook the pasta

    Once water is boiling, add pasta and cook until al dente, 12-13 minutes

  4. 4

    finish the dish

    Carefully remove beef from slow cooker and shred. Stir into slow cooker along with pasta, and cheese spread. Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Garnish with shredded parmesan. Bon appétit!

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