Meal Kit

Mushroom Ricotta Pasta

with toasted breadcrumbs

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 7 days

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

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  • Vegetarian

So, you're cooking pasta. It can be spaghetti, macaroni, whatever… and you do as you've always done: Just pour the entire pot into the colander, letting the boiling hot water circle down the drain. But stop! Wait! Rewind the tape! That starchy, hot water is a golden ticket to a creamy sauce, if you know what you're doing. Here, we mix it with ricotta, making a creamy base for a subtle yet powerful pasta with mushrooms and thyme. Waste not, want not.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    8 oz. Campanelle Pasta
  • 8 oz. Cremini Mushrooms
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    4 oz. Light Cream
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    4 oz. Ricotta
  • 3 fl. oz. White Cooking Wine
  • 1 Shallot
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    1 oz. Grated Parmesan
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    ¼ cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 3 Thyme Sprigs
Contains: Sulfites
Food intolerance information

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Colander
  • 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
  1. 1

    Cook the Pasta

    Once water is boiling, add pasta and cook until al dente, 7-9 minutes.

    Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water. Drain pasta in a colander and set aside.

    While pasta boils, prepare ingredients.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Cut mushrooms into 1/4" slices.

    Peel and mince shallot.

    Mince garlic.

    Stem thyme.

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add panko to hot pan and stir constantly until browned, 1-2 minutes.

    Transfer panko to a plate or small bowl. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  3. 3

    Cook the Mushrooms

    Return pan used to toast panko to medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil.

    Add mushrooms to hot pan and stir occasionally are browned, 3-5 minutes.

    Transfer mushrooms to a plate and season with a pinch of salt.

    Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  4. 4

    Make the Sauce

    Return pan used to cook mushrooms to medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil.

    Add shallot, garlic, and thyme (reserve a pinch for garnish) to hot pan and cook 30-60 seconds.

    Add white wine and cook until almost evaporated, 30-60 seconds.

    Add cream, ricotta, reserved pasta water, and half the Parmesan (reserve remaining for garnish). Stir together and bring to a simmer. Stir often until slightly thickened, 1-2 minutes. Season with 1/2 tsp. salt. Remove from burner.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Gently fold mushrooms and pasta into sauce.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with remaining Parmesan, reserved thyme, and toasted breadcrumbs. Bon appétit!

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