Roasted Red Pepper Pesto and Chicken Penne Bake with Crispy Onions
no prep, quick cook
Prep & Cook Time:15-20 min.
Cook Within:4 days
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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
Bake the Dish
If using microwave: Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Add diced peppers and 1 Tbsp. water to provided tray. Cover with a damp towel and microwave on high, 2 minutes. Carefully remove tray from microwave. Stir in pasta, cream sauce, garlic salt, 1/4 cup water, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Top with chicken. Cover again with a damp paper towel and microwave until heated through, 3-4 minutes. Carefully remove tray from microwave. Stir in pesto. Top with crispy onions and red pepper flakes (to taste). Bon appétit!
If using oven: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Add diced peppers and 1 Tbsp. water to provided tray. Cover with foil and place on a baking sheet. Bake covered until beginning to get tender, 7-8 minutes. Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir in pasta, cream sauce, garlic salt, 1/4 cup water, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Top with chicken. Place tray on baking sheet again and bake uncovered until heated through, 15-17 minutes. Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir in pesto. Top with crispy onions and red pepper flakes (to taste). Bon appétit!
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