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.
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
Meal Kits Available Now
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.
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.
Polynesian Pork with Fried Rice
The rich flavors of the South Pacific inspire this dish of slow-roasted pork served with sweet and salty fried rice featuring the tropical taste of pineapple. Our all natural pork is raised by Premium Iowa Pork, which is wholly owned by Lynch Livestock and the Lynch family. Their pork is raised with the strictest standards in the industry regarding growth promotants, antibiotics and animal welfare. It is smoked at Kowalski’s own smokehouse in Shoreview, Minnesota.
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.
Local Crate Meal Kits Available Now
Weeknight Chicken Pad Thai with Seared Vegetables
Pad Thai is a traditional stir-fried rice noodle dish from Thailand that is commonly eaten as a street food or at casual restaurants. The noodles, meat, egg and vegetables are cooked in a tangy sauce made from tamarind fruit, then topped with cilantro and toasted peanuts. This version has everything you love about the takeout classic but with added vegetables for more good-for-you nutrition. Skip the delivery fee and make this easy noodle dish tonight.
Sheet Pan Chicken Fajita Tacos
This one-pan, no-cleanup meal is bursting with flavor and ease. Fajitas are traditionally cooked on a skillet or griddle, sautéing constantly until the onions and peppers are tender and caramelized. In this recipe we opt for a more hands-off approach using a sheet pan and an oven cranked up to 400°. We could eat these fajitas today, tomorrow and pretty much every other day! Taco Tuesday and Fajita Friday just got a whole lot easier!
Bibimbap is a traditional Korean rice dish and one of our absolute favorites! Char-grilled steak is accompanied by fresh local veggies, a fried egg and a drizzle of special Korean sauce for a balanced bowl filled with an abundance of hearty flavor.