Gnocchi Mac & Cheese with Spinach, Mushrooms & Breadcrumbs

Gnocchi Mac & Cheese

with Spinach, Mushrooms & Breadcrumbs

35 MIN
+$3.99/serving 2 Servings
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    Featuring pre-chopped ingredients and a recyclable baking tin, our Ready to Cook recipes make prep and cleaning a breeze. Just assemble, bake, and enjoy! This comforting classic combines plump gnocchi, earthy mushrooms, our creamy béchamel sauce, and more with melty cheddar and monterey jack cheese. You'll bake it all under a layer of toasted breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese.
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    Gnocchi Mac & Cheese with Spinach, Mushrooms & Breadcrumbs
    Title
    • 10 oz Boneless Chicken Breast Pieces
    • ¾ lb Gnocchi
    • 4 oz Mushrooms
    • 3 oz Baby Spinach
    • ⅓ cup Béchamel Sauce
    • 2 oz Shredded Cheddar & Monterey Jack Cheese Blend
    • ¼ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
    • ¼ cup Panko Breadcrumbs
    • ¼ cup Cream
    • 2 Tbsps Crème Fraîche
    • 1 Single-Use Aluminum Tray
    Prepare the ingredients & start the tray
    1 Prepare the ingredients & start the tray

    Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. In the tray, combine the spinach, cream (shaking the packet before opening), béchamel, cheddar and monterey jack, crème fraîche, gnocchi, and mushrooms (tearing into bite-sized pieces before adding). Season with salt and pepper; stir to combine. Add 1/2 cup of water. Stir to thoroughly combine. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels; season with salt and pepper. Arrange in an even layer on top of the base. Tightly cover the tray with foil; place directly onto an oven rack and bake 15 minutes. Leaving the oven on, remove from the oven. Carefully remove the foil; stir to combine.

    Finish the tray & serve your dish
    2 Finish the tray & serve your dish

    Evenly top with the breadcrumbs, a drizzle of olive oil, and half the parmesan (you will have extra); season with salt and pepper. Return to the oven and bake, uncovered, 9 to 11 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the breadcrumbs are lightly browned. Remove from the oven and let stand at least 3 minutes. Enjoy! 

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    Prepare the ingredients & start the tray
    1 Prepare the ingredients & start the tray

    Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. In the tray, combine the spinach, cream (shaking the packet before opening), béchamel, cheddar and monterey jack, crème fraîche, gnocchi, and mushrooms (tearing into bite-sized pieces before adding). Season with salt and pepper; stir to combine. Add 1/2 cup of water. Stir to thoroughly combine. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels; season with salt and pepper. Arrange in an even layer on top of the base. Tightly cover the tray with foil; place directly onto an oven rack and bake 15 minutes. Leaving the oven on, remove from the oven. Carefully remove the foil; stir to combine.

    2 Finish the tray & serve your dish

    Evenly top with the breadcrumbs, a drizzle of olive oil, and half the parmesan (you will have extra); season with salt and pepper. Return to the oven and bake, uncovered, 9 to 11 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the breadcrumbs are lightly browned. Remove from the oven and let stand at least 3 minutes. Enjoy! 

    Finish the tray & serve your dish
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