Home  > Recipes > Family Meals > Borscht & beef pasta
 
Borscht & beef pasta

This red dish is perfect for the festive season

 
Serves:
Total Time:
Prep Time:
 
 
 

Ingredients

  • salt and pepper
  • 450g beef mince
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 900g beetroot, well scrubbed (peeled if large) and shredded
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tbsp apple-cider vinegar
  • 450g linguine
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill, plus additional for garnish
 

Directions

  1. Put water on to boil in a medium to large pot. Add 2 teaspoons of salt.
  2. Heat a 30cm frying pan on medium-high until hot. Add beef, ⅛ teaspoon of cloves and ¼ teaspoon each of salt and freshly ground black pepper. Cook for 3 minutes or until browned, stirring and breaking beef into very small pieces.
  3. Add beetroot, water and ¼ teaspoon of salt. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until beetroot is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in vinegar.
  4. Meanwhile, add pasta to boiling water in pot. Cook for 1 minute less than minimum time on instructions, stirring occasionally. Reserve 1 cup of the pasta cooking water. Drain pasta and return to pot.
  5. Add beetroot mixture, dill, ¼ teaspoon each of salt and freshly ground black pepper and remaining cloves to pot. Cook on medium for 2 minutes or until pasta is al dente and well coated, tossing and stirring. lf mixture seems dry, toss with additional cooking water. To serve, garnish with dill.
Tip: Use a food processor’s shredding blade to shred the beetroot; it’s fast and virtually mess-free.
Serving suggestion: Crumble goats’-milk cheese or feta on top.
Each serving contains: About 2 080kJ, 27g protein, 67g carbohydrate, 15g total fat (6g saturated), 12g fibre, 50mg cholesterol, 520mg sodium.

 

 
PLEASE LOGIN TO CONTINUE
You need to login or register
 Recipes 

Sorry, no posts matched your criteria.

Website Search Recipe Search

Sign up to the GH Newsletter

Receive 3rd Party Offers :

Security Code

Verification Image
Enter the security code shown *

Subscribe Unsubscribe
Join the GH Family to book for upcoming events, get involved with Good Deeds & contribute to our online discussions.
 
Associated Magazines

Great brands think alike! We’re not just about magazines. Visit our other websites:

Marie Claire

Marie Claire


Oprah Magazine

Oprah Magazine


Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan


Women On Wheels

Women On Wheels


House & Leisure

House & Leisure