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Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta

with tomatoes and spinach

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 4)

  • 16 oz. Fully Cooked Seasoned Diced Chicken Breast
  • Info
    16 oz. Cooked Penne Pasta
  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
  • 2 oz. Baby Spinach
  • Info
    2 oz. Crispy Fried Onions
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    2 oz. Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 oz. Roasted Red Tomatoes
  • 4 tsp. Chicken Broth Concentrate
  • 2 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • ½ oz. Preserved Lemons

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
    550
  • Carbohydrates
    53g
  • Fat
    21g
  • Protein
    36g
  • Sodium
    1560mg

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. Drain chicken, separate, and pat dry.

    In provided tray, combine cornstarch and 1/2 cup water until completely dissolved. Stir in cream base, chicken base, 1/2 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper until combined.

    Cover tray with a damp paper towel. Microwave until slightly thickened, 3-4 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from microwave. Stir in tomatoes, preserved lemon, pasta, chicken, and half the cheese (reserve remaining for garnish). Top with spinach.

    Cover again with a damp paper towel and microwave until heated through, 3-4 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from microwave. Stir to combine.

    To serve, garnish with remaining cheese and crispy onions. 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. Drain chicken, separate, and pat dry.

    In provided tray, combine cornstarch and 1/2 cup water until completely dissolved. Stir in cream base, chicken base, 1/2 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper until combined. Top with tomatoes, spinach, and 1 tsp. olive oil.

    Place tray on baking sheet. Bake uncovered in hot oven until sauce begins to thicken, 10-12 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir in preserved lemon, pasta, chicken, and half the cheese (reserve remaining for garnish).

    Place tray on baking sheet again. Bake uncovered in hot oven until sauce bubbles around edges, 10-12 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir to combine.

    To serve, garnish with remaining cheese and crispy onions. Bon appétit!

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