Meal Kit

Mushroom Parmesan Penne Pasta

with oregano and baguette

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 7 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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  • Vegetarian

On most nights, a bowl of creamy pasta with savory mushrooms is perhaps the best thing ever. This heavenly dish starts with al dente penne pasta covered with a Parmesan cream sauce. It's topped with said mushrooms, sautéed shallots, and tomatoes. This dish is an elegant reminder that elevated comfort food doesn't have to take a lot of time.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 6 oz. Cremini Mushrooms
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    5 oz. Penne Pasta
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    1 Mini Baguette
  • 4 oz. Grape Tomatoes
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    4 oz. Light Cream
  • 1 Shallot
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    1 oz. Shaved Parmesan
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 0.125 oz. Oregano

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

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

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
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Peel and halve shallot. Slice halves into thin strips.

    Mince garlic.

    Cut mushrooms into 1/4" slices.

    Halve tomatoes.

    Stem and coarsely chop oregano.

  2. 2

    Cook the Vegetables

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add shallot and half the garlic (reserve remaining for bread) to hot pan and cook until soft and aromatic, 1 minute.

    Add mushrooms and stir occasionally until beginning to brown, 2-3 minutes.

    Add tomatoes, oregano, 1/2 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper and stir occasionally until softened, 2-3 minutes.

    Transfer vegetables to a plate. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  3. 3

    Make the Cream Sauce

    Return pan used to cook vegetables to low heat. Add cream to hot pan and bring to a gentle simmer.

    Add Parmesan (reserve a pinch for garnish) and a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir constantly until thickened, 3-4 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

    While sauce cooks, cook pasta.

  4. 4

    Cook the Penne

    Add pasta to boiling water and cook until al dente, 10-12 minutes.

    Reserve 1/2 cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta in a colander and return to pot.

    Add cream sauce and vegetables to pot and stir until thoroughly combined.

    If sauce is too dry, add reserved pasta water 1 Tbsp. at a time until desired consistency is reached.

    While pasta cooks, toast baguette.

  5. 5

    Toast Baguette and Finish Dish

    Halve baguette and place on prepared baking sheet. Lightly brush with 1 tsp. olive oil and top with remaining garlic, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper.

    Toast in hot oven until golden brown, 7-9 minutes.

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

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