Fast & Fresh

Creamy Pesto Chicken Cavatappi with Spinach and Roasted Tomatoes

no prep, quick cook

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 oz. Baby Spinach
  • 4 oz. Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes in Juice
  • 8 oz. Fully Cooked Seasoned Diced Chicken Breast
  • 1½ tsp. Cornstarch
  • Info
    8 oz. Cooked Cavatappi Pasta
  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
  • Info
    2 Tbsp. Basil Pesto

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
    492
  • Carbohydrates
    46g
  • Fat
    20g
  • Protein
    31g
  • Sodium
    1382mg

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
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    Make the Meal

    If using microwave: Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Combine cream sauce base and cornstarch in provided tray, then layer as follows: spinach first, then pasta, tomatoes, chicken,½ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper. Cover with a damp paper towel and microwave on high until heated through, 3-4 minutes. Carefully remove from microwave. Stir in pesto until combined. Bon appétit!

    If using oven: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Combine cream sauce base and cornstarch in provided tray, then layer as follows: spinach first, then pasta, tomatoes, chicken,½ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper. Cover with foil and place on a baking sheet. Bake covered in hot oven until heated through, 25-30 minutes. Carefully remove from oven. Stir in pesto until combined. Bon appétit!

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