Fast & Fresh

Pork Bolognese Penne with Basil Ricotta and Parmesan

no prep, quick cook

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 9 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • 3 oz. Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes in Juice
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    8 oz. Cooked Penne Pasta
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    ½ oz. Shredded Parmesan Cheese
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    1 oz. Light Cream Cheese
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    1 oz. Ricotta
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    2 tsp. Basil Pesto
  • 8 oz. Fully Cooked Pulled Pork

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)

  • Calories
    668
  • Carbohydrates
    54g
  • Fat
    34g
  • Protein
    37g
  • Sodium
    1477mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 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
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    Make the Dish

    If using microwave: Combine marinara, cream cheese, fire-roasted tomatoes, red pepper flakes (to taste), and a pinch of salt and pepper in one section of provided tray. Add pulled pork, pasta, and 2 tsp. water to other section of tray. Cover entire tray with a damp paper towel. Microwave until heated through, 5-7 minutes. While dish microwaves, combine ricotta and pesto in a mixing bowl. Carefully remove tray from microwave and stir both sections. To serve, combine sauce mixture with pasta mixture, or top pasta mixture with sauce mixture, if desired. Garnish with ricotta mixture and Parmesan. Bon appétit! If using oven: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine marinara, cream cheese, fire-roasted tomatoes, red pepper flakes (to taste), and a pinch of salt and pepper in one section of provided tray. Add pulled pork, pasta, and 2 tsp. water to other section of tray. Cover entire tray with foil. Place tray on baking sheet and bake covered in hot oven until heated through, 15-20 minutes. While dish bakes, combine ricotta and pesto in a mixing bowl. Carefully remove tray from oven and stir both sections. To serve, combine sauce mixture with pasta mixture, or top pasta mixture with sauce mixture, if desired. Garnish with ricotta mixture and Parmesan. Bon appétit!

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