Balsamic Glazed Beef Meatballs with Tomato Cream Sauce, Orzo and Peas

easy prep & pan included

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 5 oz. Peas
  • 2 Tbsp. Tomato Paste
  • ⅔ oz. Balsamic Glaze
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    2 oz. Fresh Ciliegine Mozzarella
  • 1 6711 PAN & LID - Retail Primary
  • 1 tsp. Seasoned Salt Blend
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    6 oz. Orzo Pasta
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    2 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

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Recipe Steps

Cooking Guidelines

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
  1. 1

    Prepare The Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Remove lid and label, if necessary. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Combine orzo, 1-¼ cup water, peas, and half the seasoning blend in provided tray until completely combined. Spread into a single layer.

  2. 2

    Prepare The Meatballs

    Combine ground beef and remaining seasoned salt on tray lid. If using ground turkey or ground pork, follow same instructions. Divide beef mixture into six evenly-sized meatballs, about the size of golf balls. Place meatballs on top of orzo mixture.

  3. 3

    Bake The Meal

    Roast in hot oven until oezo is tender and meatballs have reached a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 24-28 minutes. Remove from oven and transfer meatballs to a plate. Stir in tomato paste, cream cheese and mozzarella balls. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping meatballs with balsamic glaze. Bon appétit!

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