Shrimp and Orzo Alfredo with Butternut Squash

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Prep & Cook Time: 45-55 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Shellfish (Shrimp), Milk, Eggs, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    8 oz. Shrimp
  • 8 oz. Cubed Butternut Squash
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    6 oz. Fully Cooked Orzo
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    4 oz. Alfredo Sauce
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    2 oz. Sour Cream
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    ½ oz. Shredded Parmesan Cheese
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    ½ oz. Crispy Fried Onions
  • 2 tsp. Mirepoix Broth Concentrate
  • ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes

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Recipe Steps

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 Italian sausage, remove from casing and crumble into small pieces. Follow same instructions as shrimp in Steps 2 and 3, baking until sausage reaches minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 20-25 minutes.

  • If using Beyond Sausage, remove from casing and crumble into small pieces, Follow same instructions as shrimp in Steps 2 and 3, baking until sausage is warmed through, 15-18 minutes.

  • If using chicken breasts, in Step 1, bake butternut squash uncovered, 10 minutes. Follow same instructions as shrimp in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature, 20-25 minutes.

  • If using 16 oz shrimp follow same instructions.

  1. 1

    Bake the Butternut Squash

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Coat provided tray with cooking spray.

    Combine butternut squash, 1/4 tsp. salt, 3 Tbsp. water, and 1 tsp. olive oil in provided tray.

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until squash begins to brown, 15-20 minutes.

  2. 2

    Add the Shrimp

    Carefully remove from oven. Stir in Alfredo sauce, orzo, mirepoix base, and a pinch of pepper until combined.

    If too dry, add 1 Tbsp. water. Tray will be hot! Use a utensil.

    Pat shrimp dry. Add to tray in a single layer. Top shrimp with 1 tsp. olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.

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    Bake the Meal

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until shrimp reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 12-15 minutes.

    Carefully remove from oven. Stir in sour cream and a pinch of salt until combined. Garnish with Parmesan, crispy onions, and red pepper flakes (to taste). Bon appétit!

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