Fast & Fresh

Spicy Chipotle Chili Mac Penne

with crispy onions and cheddar

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    8 oz. Cooked Penne Pasta
  • Info
    8 oz. Bolognese Meat Sauce
  • 3 oz. Diced Poblano
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    2 oz. Ricotta
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    1 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese
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    1 oz. Light Cream Cheese
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    ½ oz. Crispy Fried Onions
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    2 tsp. Chipotle Pesto
  • 1 tsp. Chile and Cumin Rub

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
    540
  • Carbohydrates
    54g
  • Fat
    24g
  • Protein
    27g
  • Sodium
    1490mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • 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
  1. 1

    Microwave Instructions

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.

    Combine bolognese, cream cheese, poblano, seasoning rub, 1 Tbsp. water, and 1/2 tsp. salt in provided tray. Cream cheese will melt as meal heats.

    Cover tray with a damp paper towel. Microwave until poblano is tender, 3-4 minutes.

    While meal heats, combine ricotta and pesto (to taste) in a mixing bowl.

    Carefully remove tray from microwave. Stir in pasta until completely combined.

    Cover again with a damp paper towel. Microwave until heated through, 2-3 minutes.

    Carefully remove from microwave.

    To serve, top pasta with shredded cheese, crispy onions, and pesto ricotta. Bon appétit!

  2. 2

    Oven Instructions

    Turn oven on to 375 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.

    Combine bolognese, cream cheese, poblano, seasoning rub, 1 Tbsp. water, and 1/2 tsp. salt in provided tray. Cream cheese will melt as meal heats.

    Cover tray with foil and place on a baking sheet. Bake covered in hot oven until poblano is tender, 12-15 minutes.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir in pasta until completely combined.

    Cover tray with foil again and place on a baking sheet. Bake covered in hot oven until heated through, 10-12 minutes.

    While meal bakes, combine ricotta and pesto (to taste) in a mixing bowl.

    Carefully remove tray from oven.

    To serve, top pasta with shredded cheese, crispy onions, and pesto ricotta. Bon appétit!

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