15 Minute Meal Kit

Caprese Chicken Penne with Fresh Mozzarella

stovetop cooking

Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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Tomato, basil, and mozzarella all come together in this pasta dish, which itself comes together in less than 15 minutes. You know what else will come together? Your family, begging together in unison, for seconds of this meal.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt
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    2 Tbsp. Basil Pesto
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    2 oz. Fresh Ciliegine Mozzarella
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    8 oz. Cooked Penne Pasta
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    ⅗ oz. Butter
  • 12 oz. Diced Chicken Tenderloin
  • 7 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    674
  • Carbohydrates
    52g
  • Fat
    28g
  • Protein
    53g
  • Sodium
    1520mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

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 cut into 1" dice. Follow same instructions as diced chicken tenderloin in Step 1, stirring occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.

  • If using steak strips, separate into a single layer and pat dry. Follow same instructions as diced chicken tenderloin in Step 1, stirring occasionally until no pink remains and steak reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes.

  • If using Italian sausage, remove from casing, if necessary. Follow same instructions as diced chicken tenderloin in Step 1, breaking up sausage until no pink remains and pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes.

  1. 1

    Cook the Chicken

    Drain liquid from chicken. Season all over with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add diced chicken to hot pan and stir often, breaking up meat, until browned and chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-7 minutes. Remove chicken to a plate. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean. While chicken cooks, prepare ingredients.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Core tomatoes and cut into ½" dice. Quarter mozzarella.

  3. 3

    Make the Sauce

    Return pan used to cook chicken to medium-high heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil, tomatoes, and garlic salt to hot pan. Stir occasionally until softened, 2-3 minutes. Add marinara and a pinch of pepper. Bring to a simmer. Once simmering, stir until slightly thickened, 1-2 minutes.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Stir chicken and pasta into hot pan until combined and heated through, 1-2 minutes. Remove from burner and stir in butter. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping pasta with mozzarella and pesto. Bon appétit!

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