Meal Kit

Sausage Rigatoni with Tomato Cream Sauce

and garlic bread

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 5 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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Pommes Annas, Hollendaise sauces, flautas… we lead you on a lot of culinary adventures. But we also understand that some nights are not for expanding skills. Some nights are for getting a tasty and easy dinner on the table. This bowl of pasta with garlic bread on the side practically appears in a blink of an eye. It's just stirring and putting things in the oven… perfect for that day when you just want to put your feet up.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 8 oz. Italian Pork Sausage
  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
  • Info
    5 oz. Rigatoni
  • Info
    1 French Roll
  • 2 oz. Baby Spinach
  • 2 Tbsp. Tomato Puree
  • Info
    ⅓ oz. Butter
  • 2 Garlic Cloves

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.

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 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

  • If using Impossible burger, cook in a large non-stick pan with 1 tsp. olive oil over medium heat, breaking up until burger reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes.

  • If using Italian sausage, remove from casing, if necessary. Cook in a large non-stick pan with 1 tsp. olive oil over medium heat, breaking up sausage until no pink remains and sausage reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes.

  1. 1

    Cook the Pasta

    Once water is boiling, add pasta and cook until al dente, 11-13 minutes.

    Remove from burner. Reserve 1 cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta in a colander and set aside.

    While pasta cooks, continue recipe.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Mince garlic.

    Remove Italian sausage from casing, if necessary.

    Halve roll, if necessary. Place roll halves on prepared baking sheet, cut-side up. Top with softened butter and half the garlic (reserve remaining for sausage).

  3. 3

    Cook the Italian Sausage

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.

    Add Italian sausage to hot, dry pan and stir occasionally, breaking up into pieces, until no pink remains and sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes.

    Add remaining garlic and stir until aromatic, 30-60 seconds.

    While Italian sausage cooks, continue recipe.

  4. 4

    Toast the Garlic Bread

    Toast garlic bread in hot oven until lightly browned, 5-7 minutes.

    While garlic bread toasts, continue recipe.

  5. 5

    Make Sauce and Finish Dish

    Add 1/4 cup pasta cooking water, tomato puree, cream base, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper to hot pan with Italian sausage. Bring to a boil.

    Once boiling, stir in pasta and spinach. Stir occasionally until spinach has wilted, 1-2 minutes.

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

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

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