Kowalski's has the key to dinner tonight! Our meal kit program is the perfect solution for busy weeknights. These palate-pleasers are made for sharing! Whether it's a date night in, dine-and-dash to dance class, or a meal suitable for serving guests, there are lots of great new options in our markets right now.
Dinner Pre-Paired meal kits are exclusive Kowalski's recipes featuring the same quality Naturally Raised proteins and Kowalski's Signature products that customers expect from Kowalski's without the need for advance planning or the long-term commitment of a national meal kit delivery program. Our fresh, locally packaged meal kits place a premium on easy, but there's still enough hands-on to give time-starved home cooks a sense of accomplishment and a boost of kitchen confidence in about 30 minutes. Meals feature a main dish paired with a chef-selected side or accompaniment – it's dinner, Pre-Paired.
You can find the menu below in stores now. Look for Dinner Pre-Paired Meal Kits in the Meat Department.
Meal Kits Available Now
Baked Penne Alfredo with Chicken & Broccoli
This rich and delicious family favorite recipe features Gerber’s Amish Farm Chicken and Kowalski’s Signature Fresh Alfredo Sauce with fresh broccoli. Owned and operated by the Gerber family of Kidron, Ohio, Gerber's all natural chickens are never given growth stimulants or antibiotics – ever. They are fed a 100% vegetarian diet and are raised cage free by family farmers who focus on animal welfare, taking care of the environment and raising animals without the use of drugs and chemicals.
Beef Marsala & Scalloped Potatoes with Kale Salad
This easy, one-skillet meal will warm up your home and fill up your stomach! This perfect-for-cold-weather meal features Kowalski's Signature Italian Vinaigrette on a zesty baby kale salad with a warm meat-and-potatoes casserole made with Naturally Raised grass-fed ground beef cooked with Marsala wine and topped with tender scalloped potatoes and mozzarella. Our grass-fed beef comes from sustainable family farmers raising cattle that are never given hormones or antibiotics. It's naturally lower in fat and cholesterol, while providing a higher level of omega-3 fatty acids.
Chicken Tikka Masala Over Fluffed Jasmine Rice
This rich and creamy dish is one of the most popular flavors in Indian cuisine, beloved for its mild sweet and spicy profile. Ours features an authentic sauce made with tomato, garlic, ginger and tangy tamarind, plus Gerber’s Amish Farm Chicken, fresh bell pepper and fragrant jasmine rice. Owned and operated by the Gerber family of Kidron, Ohio, Gerber’s all natural chickens are never given growth stimulants or antibiotics – ever. They are fed a 100% vegetarian diet and are raised cage free by family farmers who focus on animal welfare, taking care of the environment and raising animals without the use of drugs and chemicals.
More Meal Kit Options from Local Crate
Local Crate meal kits give you even more dinnertime options to choose from. Local Crate is a locally owned and operated meal kit business that features trendy, globally inspired meals developed by award-winning local chefs and influencers. Gavin Kaysen, Tim McKee, Yia Vang and Ann Kim are among the long and growing list of top Twin Cities chefs whose recipes appear in the lineup.
You can find the menu below in stores now. Look for Local Crate Meal Kits in the Meat Department or order online.
Key Features of Dinner Pre-Paired:
- Available without a subscription – no advance planning or long-term commitment required
- Each kit serves 2 adults
- More environmentally friendly than national meal kit programs because they require less packaging, create less food waste and use less fuel to transport than alternatives
- Easy to make at home in about 30 minutes
- Includes pre-measured ingredients so you can bring home just what you need
- Limited cooking equipment required – kits provide just enough hands-on prep to boost kitchen skills and confidence
- Feature premium-quality ingredients sold throughout Kowalski's, including Naturally Raised proteins and products from local producers
Local Crate Meal Kits Available Now
Chorizo Picadillo Tacos with Cilantro Lime Crema
If you have not yet dined at Popol Vuh or Centro in Northeast Minneapolis, then get ready to indulge in some of the most satisfying and traditional Latin food in the Midwest. Chef Jose Alarcon's Chorizo Tacos are inspired by those he serves at his award-winning restaurant. The seasoned chorizo is cooked into a picadillo with crispy potato bites, onions and peas. Served in warm, soft tortillas and topped with fresh, local radishes and a tangy cilantro-lime sour cream. Get cooking and take it easy tonight!
Italian Chicken with Roasted Tomatoes, Baby Kale & Potatoes
This creamy, one-pan chicken dish is simple but incredibly delicious. It's enhanced with roasted tomatoes that have been packed in olive oil and seasoned with Italian herbs. The roasted tomatoes and potatoes make for a quick hash that bakes with the chicken and absorbs all of its flavor. Baby kale and a light cream sauce finish and round out the dish.
Spice & Salt Crusted Steak in Mushroom Sauce
Dive into this tender yet crisp spice-and-salt-crusted steak served over hearty mashed potatoes and topped with a creamy thyme-mushroom sauce. This tender, flavorful spiced steak is inspired by some of the wonderful recipes on Food52, one of our favorite online food resources. As the days get colder and the nights get longer, treat yourself to this upscale, simple meal and a glass of Merlot.