Classic Box Menu 9/16 to 9/22

Pesto: you’ve had it on pasta or maybe as a dip. Let us introduce you to yet another way to use this Italian favorite. Here, we’re spreading it onto oven-roasted chicken breasts, using it as a glue to hold down a layer of panko breadcrumbs. That way, you get herby aromatics, meaty juices, and crispy golden goodness in every bite.


Cooking time
30 min


Difficulty level
Level 1


The Juicy Lucy burger is one that takes you by surprise. It looks unassuming from the outside, but hidden deep in its patty is a core of molten cheese just waiting to gush out. Get your napkins ready, and make sure to have the side spring salad at the ready for cleansing your palate in between bites of cheddar-filled, beefy decadence.


Cooking time
40 min


Difficulty level
Level 1


A honey glaze may sound like something that goes with dessert, but mild-tasting pork loves a sweet sauce. And you seem to love it, too: last time, our home cooks were so blown away by this recipe that we’ve decided to add it to the HelloFresh Hall of Fame. You’ll be drizzling that glaze onto pork tenderloin—and the roasted sweet potatoes and green beans, if you like, too, because it’s just too good to not slather it on everything.


Cooking time
30 min


Difficulty level
Level 1


Summer may be winding down, but we’re not quite ready for fall just yet. To that end, we’ve got a recipe that’s a little bit of fun in the sun and a little bit of autumnal adventure. On the brighter side are sustainable salmon fillets from Blue Circle Foods, which are drizzled in a cheerful lemon sauce. Meanwhile, ingredients like apple, pecan, and the full-bodied spices in our Turkish blend take it toward the deeper flavor profile associated with changing leaves and sweater weather.


Cooking time
30 min


Difficulty level
Level 1


From Italian trattorias to the ordinary American kitchen, spaghetti with tomato sauce is one of those timeless dishes that has a place on virtually every dinner table. But how do you keep a recipe that’s so well-worn exciting? You fill it up with flavorful ingredients. In our version, Italian sausage, mushrooms, and spinach are brought in to add an umami-packed boost and make the sauce rich, thick, and hearty. It’s comfortingly classic without being boring.


Cooking time
30 min


Difficulty level
Level 1


Balsamic vinegar does multiple magical things in this recipe. First, it’s stirred into the sauce to give it an acidity that cuts through and livens up the robust flavor of skirt steak. Then, it’s tossed into an arugula salad and topped with pear, providing a rounded contrast to the sweetness of the fruit. Some of it will inevitably drip into a deep, dark pool on your plate, but luckily the baguette toasts on the side, brushed in a garlic-herb butter, do a swell job of sopping it up.


Cooking time
40 min


Difficulty level
Level 1


Do you like BLTs? Of course you do—who doesn’t smile at the sight of bacon? What about eggs? Yep, we thought so. Now what if we told you that we combined the two in the most adorable way? Ohhh yeah! In this recipe, bacon, lettuce, and tomato are layered onto whole wheat bread, then topped with another slice that’s got an egg inside its cut-out center. Get your cameras ready, because you’ll want to show off your #breakfastgoals to all your friends.


Cooking time
30 min


Difficulty level
Level 1


Agnolotti (AH-nyo-LOAT-tee) are little pasta dumplings from northern Italy. You can think of them as ravioli’s daintier cousin. Even if they are small in size, they are no less impressive in flavor—ours are filled with sweet butternut squash. Here, we’re preparing them the traditional way in a sage and brown butter sauce. The only thing that’s not old-fashioned about it is how it comes together with modern-day efficiency and swiftness.


Cooking time
20 min


Difficulty level
Level 1