Fast & Fresh
Florentine-Style Chicken and Tomato Penne
with basil pesto
Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Spice Level: Mild
Cook Within: 7 days
Contains: Milk, Wheat
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In Your Box (serves 2)
- 8 oz. Fully Cooked Seasoned Diced Chicken Breast
- 8 oz. Marinara Sauce
- 2 oz. Baby Spinach
- ½ tsp. Garlic Salt
- ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
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You Will Need
- 1 Baking Sheet
Before You Cook
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
Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Drain chicken, pat dry, and separate pieces,Combine marinara, spinach, and garlic salt in provided tray.Cover tray with a damp paper towel. Microwave, 3 minutes.Carefully remove tray from microwave. Stir in crème fraîche and pesto until creamy. Then stir in pasta until combined. Top evenly with chicken.Cover tray again with a damp paper towel. Microwave until warmed through, 3-5 minutes.Carefully remove tray from microwave.To serve, garnish with cheese and red pepper flakes (to taste). Bon appétit!
Turn oven on to 375 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Make sure to use conventional oven setting, not convection. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Drain chicken, pat dry, and separate pieces.Combine marinara, spinach, and garlic salt in provided tray.Cover tray with foil. Place tray on a baking sheet. Bake covered in hot oven, 10 minutes.Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir in crème fraîche and pesto until creamy. Then stir in pasta until combined. Top evenly with chicken.Cover tray again with foil. Place on a baking sheet. Bake again covered in hot oven until warmed through, 8-10 minutes.Carefully remove tray from oven.To serve, garnish with cheese and red pepper flakes (to taste). Bon appétit!
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