Mood: Minzano® Pasta Kit – An Easy, and Quick Dinner

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Life seems to move faster and faster these days and oftentimes there’s just not enough time for us to enjoy a fresh, hearty meal so we settle for something fast, but unhealthy.

If this sounds familiar -- you’re not alone. Our fresh meal innovation is fast, convenient, and flavorful – perfect for those nights when you normally wouldn’t have any time to cook!

Conquer dinnertime with our Minzano® Pasta Kit, a convenient pack that contains everything you need for a fresh and flavorful 15-minute pasta meal! The kit combines fresh SUNSET® Minzano® saucing tomatoes with perfectly portioned pasta and expertly mixed seasonings, hand-selected by Culinary Director, Chef Roger Mooking. Each kit serves as a meal for two, or as a side dish for four with zero food waste. It’s convenient, nourishing, and only 15 minutes away!

Check out our quick, how-to video and pick up your own Minzano® Pasta Kit today!

What’s Included:

1 lb Minzano® tomatoes
8 oz dry pasta
Seasoning packet 

What You’ll Need:

2 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp salt

Directions:

  • Bring 2 quarts of salted water to a boil
  • Add pasta and cook until al dente, about 7 minutes
  • While water is boiling, wash and quarter tomatoes
  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add olive oil
  • Once oil is hot, reduce heat to low and add seasoning pack. Stir for 1 minute, or until fragrant, careful not to burn
  • Add tomatoes and salt and increase heat to medium
  • Simmer for 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently, gently crushing tomatoes with a wooden spoon
  • Remove saucepan from heat, add pasta and mix well
  • Salt to taste
  • Garnish with fresh basil and Parmesan cheese and enjoy

Optional: Before draining, reserve ¼ C of pasta water to add to sauce for a thicker consistency

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