Meal Kit

Potato and Butternut Squash Chowder

with cheesy bread

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 7 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat

  • Under 625 calories
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This chowder is hearty, warming, and to be honest, we could serve it any time. Because it is so delicious, so perfect, so butternut-y beautiful, it doesn't matter what season it is. You'll be lapping it up whether there's snow on the ground or flowers in bloom. Tip: Make potato easier to cut by making a large slice that leaves a flat surface. Place the flat surface on the cutting board and get to dicing!

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Russet Potato
  • 8 oz. Cubed Butternut Squash
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    4 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
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    1 Ciabatta
  • 2 oz. Baby Spinach
  • 1 Shallot
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    1 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
  • 4 tsp. Mirepoix Broth Concentrate
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    ⅓ oz. Butter
  • 1 tsp. Seasoned Salt Blend

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
  • Pepper
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 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

Customize It Instructions

  • Meatlovers! If using protein, cook in a medium non-stick pan over medium heat with 1 tsp. olive oil. If using diced chicken breasts, pat dry. Stir occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes. Add to chowder as desired.

  1. 1

    Make the Cheesy Bread

    Separate ciabatta halves and cut diagonally.

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add butter. Let melt, 1-2 minutes.

    Add ciabatta halves to hot pan, cut-side down, and toast until browned, 1-2 minutes.

    Remove from burner. Transfer ciabatta to prepared baking sheet, cut-side up, and top with cheese. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

    Toast in hot oven until cheese is melted, 3-4 minutes.

    Carefully remove from oven. Cover and set aside.

    While cheesy bread toasts, continue recipe.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Peel and cut potato into 1" dice.

    Coarsely chop spinach.

    Peel and halve shallot. Slice thinly.

  3. 3

    Start the Chowder

    Halve any large butternut squash pieces to roughly match smaller pieces.

    Return pan used to toast ciabatta to medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add potatoes, butternut squash, shallots, and a pinch of pepper to hot pan. Stir occasionally until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes.

    Stir in 1 cup water and mirepoix base until combined. Bring to a boil.

    Once boiling, cover, reduce heat to medium, and bring to a simmer.

    Once simmering, stir occasionally until potatoes and butternut squash are fork-tender, 6-9 minutes.

  4. 4

    Finish the Chowder

    Stir cream base, spinach, and half the seasoned salt (to taste; add remaining, if desired) into hot pan. Return to a simmer.

    Once simmering, stir occasionally until slightly thickened, 3-5 minutes.

    Remove from burner. If too thick, add water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit!

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