Fast & Fresh

Bolognese Florentine Penne

with bacon and tomatoes

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    8 oz. Cooked Penne Pasta
  • Info
    8 oz. Bolognese Meat Sauce
  • 5 oz. Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
  • 2 oz. Baby Spinach
  • Info
    2 oz. Crème Fraîche
  • 1 oz. Crumbled Bacon
  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    570
  • Carbohydrates
    49g
  • Fat
    28g
  • Protein
    31g
  • Sodium
    1540mg

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

    Microwave Instructions

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Line a plate with a paper towel.

    Add bacon to provided tray. Microwave until crisp, 20-30 seconds.

    Carefully remove tray from microwave. Transfer bacon to towel-lined plate.

    Tear spinach leaves. In now-empty tray, combine bolognese, pasta, spinach, tomatoes, garlic salt, crème fraîche, and a pinch of salt and pepper.

    Cover tray with a damp paper towel. Microwave until heated through, 3-4 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from microwave. Stir to combine.

    To serve, top pasta with cheese and bacon. Bon appétit!

  2. 2

    Oven Instructions

    Turn oven on to 375 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Line a plate with a paper towel.

    Add bacon to provided tray. Place tray on a baking sheet. Bake uncovered in hot oven until crisp, 3-5 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Transfer bacon to towel-lined plate.

    Tear spinach leaves. In now-empty tray, combine bolognese, pasta, spinach, tomatoes, garlic salt, crème fraîche, and a pinch of salt and pepper.

    Cover tray with foil. Place tray on a baking sheet. Bake again covered in hot oven until heated through, 15-20 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir to combine.

    To serve, top pasta with cheese and bacon. Bon appétit!

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