Italian Pork Wedding Pasta

with chard and tomatoes

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

A note about serious food allergies

We love Italian Wedding, or “married” soup so much, we decided to reinvent it as a pasta dish. We've kept the spirit, but changed some of the parts. Ditalini is traded in for ziti, and kale is upgraded to fresh Swiss chard. However, the best parts remain the same: the savory pork and rich Italian flavors, including cheesy, nutty Parmesan, making this “marriage” just as loving and successful as the soup variety.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 4 tsp. Mirepoix Base
  • 2 tsp. Italian Seasoning Blend
  • ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • Info
    1 oz. Grated Parmesan
  • Info
    6 oz. Ziti
  • Info
    ½ oz. Seasoned Croutons
  • Info
    2 oz. Sour Cream
  • 1 Roma Tomato
  • 4 oz. Swiss Chard
  • 12 oz. Ground Pork
  • Nutrition (per serving)

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  • Carbohydrates
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Cook the Pasta

    Cook the Pasta

    Once water is boiling, add pasta and cook until al dente, 9-11 minutes. Reserve ½ cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta in a colander. Set aside. While pasta cooks, prepare ingredients.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Ingredients

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem Swiss chard and coarsely chop leaves. Core tomato and cut into ½" dice. Coarsely crush croutons and combine with a pinch of Parmesan (reserve remaining for pasta). Season ground pork with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

  • Step 3 - Cook the Pork

    Cook the Pork

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add ground pork to hot pan and stir often until no pink remains, 4-6 minutes.

  • Step 4 - Mix the Pasta

    Mix the Pasta

    Add Swiss chard, tomato, vegetable base, and seasoning blend to pan. Stir constantly until chard is wilted, 1-2 minutes. Stir in reserved pasta water and pasta. Remove from burner. Stir in sour cream, remaining Parmesan, red pepper flakes (to taste), ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with Parmesan croutons. Bon appétit!