Bacon-Stuffed Pork Meatballs and Chipotle Sauce with Cauliflower
easy prep & pan included
Prep & Cook Time:35-45 min.
Cook Within:5 days
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Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Customize It Instructions
If using ground turkey, follow same instructions as pork in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until turkey reaches minimum internal temperature, 24-28 minutes.
If using ground beef, follow same instructions as pork in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until beef reaches minimum internal temperature, 20-24 minutes.
Bake the Vegetables
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Spray provided tray with cooking spray.
Mix cauliflower, red bell pepper, seasoning blend, and garlic salt in provided tray until completely combined. Spray vegetables with cooking spray.
Bake uncovered in hot oven, 10 minutes.
While vegetables bake, make meatballs.
Add the Meatballs
Mix ground pork, bacon, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in a mixing bowl until completely combined. Form into six equally-sized meatballs.
Carefully remove tray from oven. Push vegetables to one side. Tray will be hot! Use a utensil.
Add cream base, cornstarch, and butter to empty side of tray and stir to combine. Top with meatballs.
Bake the Dish
Bake uncovered in hot oven until cauliflower is tender and meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 20-24 minutes.
Carefully remove tray from oven. Remove vegetables from tray and roll meatballs until coated in sauce. Bon appétit!
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