Oven-Ready

Creamy Tomato and Italian Sausage Penne Bake with Spinach

easy prep & pan included

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)

  • 6 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • Info
    8 oz. Cooked Penne Pasta
  • 2 oz. Baby Spinach
  • Info
    2 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • 8 oz. Italian Pork Sausage Links
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Mozzarella

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    639
  • Carbohydrates
    52g
  • Fat
    32g
  • Protein
    34g
  • Sodium
    1636mg

Recipe Steps

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

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Combine pasta, spinach, marinara, and cream cheese in provided tray. Top with mozzarella.

  2. 2

    Add the Sausage

    Remove sausage from casing and place in chunks on pasta. If using 16 oz. Italian sausage, follow same instructions. If using Beyond Meat Sausage or ground turkey, break into small chunks and follow same instructions.

  3. 3

    Bake the Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until browned and sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 15-20 minutes. If using 16 oz. Italian sausage, follow same instructions. If using Beyond Meat Sausage, bake uncovered in hot oven until heated through, 15-20 minutes. If using ground turkey, bake uncovered in hot oven until turkey reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 15-20 minutes. Carefully remove from oven. Stir until cream cheese is incorporated. Bon appétit!

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