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Make it at Home
Cooking Terms
Mince
To cut a food into very small pieces.
Al Dente
Literally “to the tooth”. Describes the ideal texture of cooked pasta that leaves it with a slight bite, rather than becoming mushy.
Simmer
To stew gently below or just at boiling point.
Ingredients
Diced tomatoes
Fusilli pasta
5 cheese blend
Sour cream
Red Wine Vinegar
Garlic
Italian seasoning
Baby kale
You Supply

Salt
Pepper
Oil

Medium pot

Large pot

Step-by-Step Instructions
1
BOIL PASTA

Read through the entire recipe before getting started. Wash and dry all produce. Mince or grate garlic. Bring 6 cups of water with a pinch of salt to a boil in a medium pot. Add fusilli pasta and cook at a rolling boil for 10-12 min until pasta is al dente. Reserve 1 1/2 cups pasta water, then drain well and set aside.

2
MAKE SAUCE

Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in previously used pot over medium-high heat. Add garlic and Italian seasoning and sauté for 11-12 minutes until aromatic and softened. Add diced tomatoes, pasta water, red wine vinegar, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Toss until incorporated.

3
SIMMER SAUCE

Bring sauce to a simmer and cook simmering for 8-10 min until flavors have incorporated and sauce has reduced by half.

4
MIX PASTA

Add cooked fusilli pasta and toss to incorporate.

5
FINISH PASTA

Add sour cream to pasta and mix gently until it melts in and incorporates. Fold in baby kale and 5 cheese blend. Toss gently for 1-2 min until lightly wilted.

6
PLATE YOUR DISH

Divide pasta between two bowls. Enjoy!