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About Hello Fresh:
Hello Fresh is a weekly meal delivery service that sends pre-portioned, fresh ingredients and chef-created recipes to your door so you can cook gourmet meals at home! Choose from three different Hello Fresh meal plans including- classic, family, and vegetarian priced from $8.74 per serving then pick your meals from a weekly menu based on your food preferences. Good to know: Hello Fresh also offers allergen-friendly (nut-free, egg-free, dairy-free) and gluten-free meals. Subscribers can skip a week or cancel at any time by logging into their Hello Fresh account.
This review is of the Hello Fresh Classic Box with 3 meals for 4 people, $9.99 per serving so this box cost me $119.88 which breaks down to $39.96 per recipe.
Everything arrives in a big Hello Fresh insulated box and all of the ingredients for each meal are packed in separate paper bags with a label on each bag that specifies the meal. All of the meat is packaged separately under ice packs to keep it cool during shipment.
Each box also includes an envelope with exclusive deals. My box included a deal for 50% off Hello Fresh Wine!
Also included in each Hello Fresh box are recipe cards which include a pic of the finished dish plus prep time, ingredients, nutrition information, and easy to follow instructions with detailed pictures for each step. There’s also a sidebar list on each recipe card that tells you which ingredients and/or cooking pots/pans you’ll need- basics that you’ll already have stocked in your kitchen like salt, pepper, olive oil, non-stick pan, cookie sheet, etc…
The awesome thing about Hello Fresh is that you don’t have to know how to cook in order to create amazing gourmet meals. The instructions are super easy to follow regardless of your cooking skills -or lack thereof 🙂 All of the ingredients are listed in bold on the recipe cards which makes following along easier plus ingredients are pre-portioned so you don’t have to spend time measuring!
Each recipe has its own bag which is labeled which makes finding what you need for each recipe a snap!
Now, let’s talk about the recipes I made in my February 2019 Hello Fresh box!
Creamy Tuscan Beef And Penne with Kale & Parmesan – Total time to prepare: 25 minutes, Calories per serving: 970
This hearty, Italian-inspired pasta recipe was so easy to make and so good! The sauteed kale was an unexpected but tasty addition to the tender penne pasta and savory, creamy parmesan sauce. Delicious indeed!
Beef Bulgogi Meatballs with Carrots and Zucchini over Rice – Total time to prepare: 45 minutes, Calories per serving: 870
The contrast of the sweet and tangy panko-coated meatballs with the al dente sauteed carrots and seasoned zucchini over a bed of fluffy jasmine rice made this recipe a family favorite! Time saver- the rice arrived in a microwave-safe pouch so I didn’t even have to cook the rice- just pop it into the microwave for 90 seconds! Nice!
Chicken Sausage Orzotto with Mozzarella, Zucchini, and Tomatoes – Total time to prepare: 35 minutes, Calories per serving: 800
I love orzo so I was all about this baked dish! Sweet & spicy chicken sausage gave the tender orzo a kick while the mix of baked panko breadcrumbs, mozzarella cheese, and green scallions took this recipe over the top! This recipe made so much food that I had plenty left over to eat for lunch the next day!
Cooking Hello Fresh recipes is always a delight and they’re always a crowd-pleaser in my house! My family looks forward to dinner when they know I have a Hello Fresh box! Hello Fresh is so convenient and the quality is top-notch- I am always impressed with the high quality and gourmet taste of the food plus they make preparing each dish so easy! I highly recommend Hello Fresh meal kit subscription if you love cooking, are too busy to worry about what to cook and shop for ingredients, or– if you’re a total cooking newbie! You’ll surprise yourself with how good the dishes come out! Plus- there’s meals to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Try Hello Fresh for yourself and save with the coupon below!
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What do you think of Hello Fresh?