Meal Kit Review: Home Chef

Welcome to Meal Kit Review!

I’ll be ordering meal kits from various brands, cooking them, and letting you know how good they actually are before you commit to buying. When possible, I’m also going to get you a promo to sweeten the deal.

Have you tried Home Chef yet? No? Sweet – I have a coupon for you! Here’s $30 off your first Home Chef order.*

The Recipe:

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Mushroom Parmasan Penne Pasta – Home Chef

The Ingredients:


All of the ingredients are fresh and minimally processed. They come in a box with about 100 ice packs in it, so the food is kept cold for when it gets to your door. You will need some basic ingredients on hand like olive oil, butter, salt, pepper… the rest is taken care of for you.

The Prep:

The directions were overall fairly easy to follow. They have you multitasking by chopping vegetables while water boils and prepping the garlic bread to toast while the sauce is simmering, so that got a little complicated. I also kind of burnt the onions… I’ve done at least five weeks of meal kits, but I can’t get one done without burning something. Prep time was true to the recipe – about 35 minutes.

The Result:


I really liked it! The servings looked really small when I was prepping, but it made two very generous plates. The recipe was so simple that I could easily recreate it by going to the store and picking up a few things. I’d like to add chicken to it the next time to get some protein, and maybe some more vegetables like broccoli.


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*This post is not sponsored. This is a referral link from my personal Home Chef account. If you try Home Chef through this link, you get $30 your first week AND I get $30 off my next order as well. We all get cheap food, we all win. Bon appetit, baby!

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