with creamy pesto penne
Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.
Cook Within: 5 days
Difficulty Level: Easy
Spice Level: Not Spicy
Contains: Milk, Wheat
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In Your Box (serves 2)
- 12 oz. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
- 4 oz. Grape Tomatoes
- 1 fl. oz. Balsamic Fig Glaze
- ½ tsp. Garlic Pepper
- ½ tsp. Garlic Salt
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Nutrition (per serving) pq1yExq5
Before You Cook
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
Start the Chicken
Turn oven on to 425 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Spray both provided trays with cooking spray.Pat chicken dry and season all over with garlic pepper.Place chicken in one prepared tray. Bake uncovered in hot oven, 8 minutes.Chicken will finish baking in a later step.While chicken bakes, continue recipe.
Prepare Pasta and Glaze Chicken
Prick tomatoes with a fork.After 8 minutes, carefully remove tray from oven.Combine tomatoes, pasta, cream base, garlic salt, and half the cheese (reserve remaining for topping) in second prepared tray.Top chicken with half the balsamic fig glaze (reserve remaining for garnish).
Bake the Meal
Bake both trays uncovered in hot oven until sauce is bubbling and chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 12-14 minutes.Carefully remove both trays from oven.Stir pesto into pasta and top with remaining cheese.To serve, top chicken with remaining balsamic fig glaze. Bon appétit!
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