Mushroom and Swiss Beef Cavatappi with Bacon and Green Onions

stovetop cooking

Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 4 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 10 oz. Ground Beef
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    8 oz. Cooked Cavatappi Pasta
  • 4 oz. Sliced Cremini Mushrooms
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    3 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • 2 Green Onions
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    1 oz. Shredded Swiss Cheese
  • ½ oz. Crumbled Bacon
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    2 tsp. Natural Beef Flavor Demi-Glace Concentrate
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

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

Customize It Instructions

  • If using ground turkey, follow same instructions as beef in Step 2, breaking up meat until no pink remains and beef reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 7-9 minutes.

  • If using ground pork, follow same instructions as beef in Step 2, breaking up meat until no pink remains and pork reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 5-7 minutes.

  • If using Impossible Burger, follow same instructions as beef in Step 2, breaking up meat until heated through , 5-7 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate.

  2. 2

    Cook the Beef and Mushrooms

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add bacon and white portions of green onions to hot pan. Stir constantly until green onions start to soften, 1-2 minutes.

    Add ground beef, mushrooms, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Stir often, breaking up meat, until mushrooms are softened, no pink remains on ground beef, and beef reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 5-6 minutes.

    Drain excess oil from pan, if desired.

  3. 3

    Make Sauce and Add Pasta

    Stir cream cheese, demi-glace, 1/4 cup water, and garlic salt into pan. Bring to a simmer.

    Once simmering, stir constantly until cream cheese is melted and sauce is combined, 2-3 minutes.

    Stir in pasta and Swiss cheese until creamy. If too thick, add additional water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached.

    Remove from burner. Taste, and add a pinch of salt and pepper, if desired.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping meal with green portions of green onions. Bon appétit!

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