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You Will Need
Before You Cook
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
Prepare the Ingredients
Stem poblano pepper, seed, and cut into 1/2" dice. Poblano peppers can vary in spice level; most are mild, but a few can be quite hot. Wash hands and cutting board after prepping.Remove Italian sausage from casing, if necessary.
Cook the Sausage
Place a large pot over medium-high heat.
Add 1 tsp. olive oil and Italian sausage to hot pot. Break into smaller pieces until no pink remains and sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes.Remove from burner. Transfer sausage to a plate. Reserve pot; no need to wipe clean.
Add the Vegetables and Sauce
Return pot used to cook sausage to medium-high heat.
Add 1 tsp. olive oil, poblano, and tomatoes to hot pot. Stir occasionally until tender, 3-4 minutes.Add cream cheese, cream base, half the shredded cheese (reserve remaining for garnish), cajun seasoning (to taste), 1/4 tsp. salt, a pinch of pepper, and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a simmer.Once simmering, stir occasionally until cream cheese melts, 1-2 minutes.
Add the Pasta
Add pasta, cooked Italian sausage, and a pinch of salt to hot pot.
Stir occasionally until sauce thickens and pasta is heated through, 3-4 minutes.Remove from burner.
Finish the Dish
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping pasta with remaining shredded cheese. Bon appétit!
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