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Quick Sausage Bolognese

Quick Sausage Bolognese

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From Italian trattorias to the ordinary American kitchen, spaghetti with tomato sauce is one of those timeless dishes that has a place on virtually every dinner table. But how do you keep a recipe that’s so well-worn exciting? You fill it out with flavorful ingredients. In this recipe, Italian sausage, mushrooms, and spinach are brought in to add an umami-packing boost and make the sauce rich, thick, and hearty. It’s comfortingly classic and familiar without being boring.


Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

1 unit

Yellow Onion

1 unit


2 clove


4 ounce

Button Mushrooms

9 ounce

Sweet Italian Pork Sausage

1 box

Crushed Tomatoes

1 unit

Chicken Stock Concentrate

¼ cup

Parmesan Cheese


6 ounce



5 ounce


¼ ounce


Not included in your delivery





2 teaspoon

Olive Oil

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Calories891 kcal
Fat28 g
Saturated Fat10 g
Carbohydrate103 g
Sugar19 g
Dietary Fiber11 g
Protein42 g
Cholesterol89 mg
Sodium1368 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
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Large Pot
Large Pan
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Wash and dry all produce. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Halve, peel and dice onion. Peel and finely dice carrot. Mince or grate garlic. Roughly chop mushrooms. Slice Italian sausage into thick coins.

Cook veggies and sausage
Cook veggies and sausage

Heat a large drizzle of olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, and garlic to pan and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Toss in mushrooms and sausage and cook until mushrooms have softened and sausage is lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Cook pasta
Cook pasta

While veggies cook, add spaghetti to boiling water and cook until al dente, 9-11 minutes. Drain, reserving ½ cup of cooking water.

Make Bolognese
Make Bolognese

Stir crushed tomatoes, ½ cup pasta cooking water, and stock concentrate into pan. Simmer until slightly thickened, 4-5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Wilt spinach
Wilt spinach

Stir spinach into pan with Bolognese and let wilt. (TIP: If Bolognese is not saucy or seems stiff, add an extra splash of water.) Taste and season with salt and pepper.

Plate and serve
Plate and serve

Roughly chop parsley. Divide spaghetti between plates and top with Bolognese. Sprinkle with Parmesan and parsley.