Chicken Cavatappi with Vegetables Mealtime Kit


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Chicken Cavatappi with Vegetables Mealtime Kit

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    Chicken Cavatappi
    with Vegetables

    The king of pasta night, this one has it all. Asparagus and tomatoes get tossed with cavatappi pasta in an Italian-seasoned sauce, then topped with chicken and Parmesan.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 2
    1Chicken Cavatappi with Vegetables Mealtime Kit

    Things To Grab

    • Olive oil
    • Hy-Vee salt
    • Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    • Large saucepan
    • Paper towels
    • Aluminum foil
    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • Sheet pan
    • Small bowl
    • Medium bowl
    • Instant read thermometer


    1. Cook Pasta: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Set butter out to soften, In large saucepan, bring 2 quarts water to boil; add generous pinch of salt. Boil pasta 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain pasta, reserving 1 cup cooking water. Return pasta to pot and toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil.

    2. Roast Chicken: Pat chicken dry with paper towels and season with 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper and 1 teaspoon garlic Parmesan seasoning. Place chicken on one end of a foil-lined and greased sheet pan; roast in oven 8 minutes.

    3. Cook Vegetables: Rinse vegetables. Cut asparagus into 1-inch pieces. In medium bowl, combine asparagus, tomatoes, 2 teaspoons olive oil and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. After the chicken has roasted 8 minutes, add vegetables to sheet pan; roast an additional 8 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165 degrees on an instant read meat thermometer.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      For a more elegant presentation, cut the asparagus on a bias.
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    4. Make Compound Butter: Combine softened butter with remaining garlic Parmesan seasoning and 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese in small bowl; set aside. When chicken and vegetables have 1 minute cooking time remaining, add 1/4 cup reserved pasta water to pasta in pot, return pasta pot to burner over low heat. Add roasted vegetables and compound butter to pasta.

    5. It's Mealtime: Toss pasta and compound butter gently as butter melts; add more pasta water until desired consistency is reached. Slice chicken breasts into strips. Divide cavatappi pasta and vegetables between 2 bowls; top with sliced chicken and garnish with remaining Parmesan cheese.

    Nutrition facts


    780 Calories per serving
    1 serving (1/2 package)

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 34g
    • Cholesterol: 160mg
    • Sodium: 610mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 69g
    • Protein: 47g

    Daily Values

    Vitamin A 25%
    Vitamin C 20%
    Iron 25%
    Calcium 40%

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    Hy-Vee Mealtime Kit