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Bolognese Gemelli Three-Cheese Pasta Bake

no prep, quick cook

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    10 oz. Cooked Gemelli Pasta
  • Info
    1 oz. Garlic & Herb Cheese Spread
  • ½ tsp. Chopped Garlic
  • 1 tsp. Italian Seasoning Blend
  • 4 oz. Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes in Juice
  • ½ tsp. Pink Seasoned Salt
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
  • Info
    2 oz. Ricotta
  • Info
    8 oz. Bolognese Meat Sauce

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    578
  • Carbohydrates
    58g
  • Fat
    25g
  • Protein
    29g
  • Sodium
    1510mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

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. Add pasta in single layer to provided tray. Top with bolognese sauce, tomatoes, Italian seasoning, pink seasoned salt, and a pinch of pepper. Cover with a damp paper towel and microwave, 3 minutes. While meal heats, in a mixing bowl, mash garlic, garlic and herb cheese spread, ricotta, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Carefully remove tray from microwave and stir to combine. Top with 8 dollops of garlic-cheese mixture. Add mozzarella in a single layer, then top with a pinch of salt and 1 tsp. olive oil. Microwave again uncovered until cheese is fully melted and sauce is bubbly, 2-3 minutes. Carefully remove tray from microwave. Bon appétit!

  2. 2

    Oven Instructions

    Turn oven on to 375 degrees. Let preheat, 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Add pasta in single layer to provided tray. Top with bolognese sauce, tomatoes, Italian seasoning, pink seasoned salt, 1 Tbsp. water, and a pinch of pepper. Cover with foil and place tray on baking sheet. Bake covered in hot oven, 15 minutes. While meal bakes, in a mixing bowl, mash garlic, garlic and herb cheese spread, ricotta, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Carefully remove tray from oven and stir to combine. Top with 8 dollops of garlic-cheese mixture. Add mozzarella in a single layer, then top with a pinch of salt and 1 tsp. olive oil. Place tray on baking sheet. Bake again uncovered in hot oven until cheese is fully melted and sauce is bubbly, 8-10 minutes. Carefully remove from oven. Bon appétit!

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