Family Meal

One-Pan Jalapeño Popper Turkey Pasta

with chipotle crema

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 4)

  • 2 tsp. Fajita Seasoning
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    6 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese
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    4 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
  • 20 oz. Ground Turkey
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 4 tsp. Chicken Broth Concentrate
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    2 oz. Chipotle Crema
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    16 oz. Cooked Penne Pasta
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    ½ oz. Flour
  • 2 Jalapeño Pepper

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.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1 Large Oven-Safe Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

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 Turkey


    Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in a large oven-safe non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add ground turkey, seasoning blend, and 1/4 tsp. salt to hot pan. Break up meat until no pink remains and turkey reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 7-9 minutes.

    Remove from burner. Transfer turkey to a plate. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

    While turkey cooks, prepare ingredients.

    pic: turkey in pan

  2. 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem, seed, remove ribs, and cut red bell pepper into 1" dice.

    Stem jalapeño, seed, remove ribs, and cut into 1/4" dice. Wash hands and cutting board after working with jalapeño.

    In a mixing bowl, combine chipotle crema (to taste) and 1 Tbsp. water. Set aside.

    pic: prepped pepper and jalapeno, crema in bowl

  3. 3

    Cook the Vegetables

    Return pan used to cook turkey to medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add bell peppers, jalapeno, and 1/4 tsp. salt to hot pan. Stir occasionally until peppers are fork tender, TK-TK minutes. [HOW LONG?]

    pic: peppers in pan

  4. 4

    Add the Sauce and Pasta

    Add turkey and flour to pan and stir until no dry flour remains.

    Add cream base, chicken base, 2/3 the cheese (reserve remaining for topping, 1 cup **water, and a pinch of salt. Bring to a simmer. One simmering, stir occasionally until combined, 1-2 minutes.

    Stir in pasta until combined and heated through, 1-2 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

    pic: pan with turkey and sauce and pasta

  5. 5

    Broil and Finish Dish

    Top pasta with remaining cheese.

    Place pan under hot broiler and broil until cheese is melted and edges are golden-brown, TK-TK minutes.

    Carefully remove from oven. Pan handle will be hot! Use an oven mitt. Rest, 1 minute.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping pasta with crema. Bon appetit!

    pic: pan post-broiler, show oven mitt

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