Bruschetta Chicken Penne Pasta Bake

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Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 14 oz. Diced Chicken Thighs
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    8 oz. Cooked Penne Pasta
  • 6 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • 2 oz. Roasted Red Tomatoes
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    2 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
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    1 oz. Grated Parmesan
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    2 Tbsp. Basil Pesto
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt

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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

Customize It Instructions

  • If using whole chicken breasts, pat dry and, on a separate cutting board, cut into 1" dice. Follow same instructions as diced chicken thighs.

  • If using Impossible burger, follow same instructions as chicken thighs in Steps 2 and 3, breaking into smaller pieces and baking uncovered until heated through, 15-20 minutes.

  • If using Italian sausage, remove from casing, if necessary. Follow same instructions as chicken thighs in Steps 2 and 3, breaking up sausage into smaller pieces and baking uncovered until no pink remains and pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 20-25 minutes.

  • If using shrimp, follow same instructions as chicken thighs in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered until shrimp reaches minimum internal temperature, 15-20 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

    Combine pasta, tomatoes, and marinara in provided tray.

  2. 2

    Add Chicken and Bake Meal

    Pat chicken dry, and season all over with garlic salt. Place chicken on pasta.

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 20-25 minutes.

  3. 3

    Add Cheese and Finish Meal

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir to combine. Top with mozzarella and bake uncovered again until mozzarella is melted, 3-5 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Top with Parmesan and pesto. Bon appétit!

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