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Linguine with Lamb, Red Wine, and Rosemary

Linguine with Lamb, red wine, and rosemary will satisfy the heartiest meat and pasta lovers alike. It's a delicious meal that only takes about 30 minutes to make.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: 30 minute dinner, Pasta
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 604kcal


  • 2 pounds ground lamb
  • ½ large red onion chopped, about ¾ cup
  • pinch red pepper flakes more if you like it spicy hot
  • ½ cup low-sodium beef stock or broth
  • ½ cup red wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, with their liquid
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 pound box dried linguine cooked according to package directions, reserving ¾ cup of the cooked pasta water.
  • grated Parmesan cheese optional (not shown)


  • Cook and drain the linguine according to package directions. Keep warm (not shown).
  • In a large skillet, brown the ground lamb over medium/high heat.
  • Add the onion and red pepper flakes.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally for 1-2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to low and stir in the beef stock, wine, butter, tomatoes, vinegar, and the pasta water.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, to slightly reduce (approximately 5 minutes).
  • Toss the lamb and sauce with the cooked pasta.
  • Garnish with Parmesan cheese if desired, and serve.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 604kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 449mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 127IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 4mg