Meal Kit

Beef Chile Relleno Arepa

with black beans

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk

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)

  • Info
    2 tsp. Beef Flavor Demi-Glace Concentrate
  • 2 Green Onion
  • Info
    2 oz. Sour Cream
  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
  • 15½ oz. Black Beans
  • 8 fl. oz. Tomato Sauce
  • 2 tsp. Taco Seasoning
  • 1 Poblano Pepper
  • 2¾ oz. Arepa Mix
  • 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


    Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate. Combine tomato sauce and taco seasoning. Stir to incorporate. Stem poblano peppers, seed, and cut into ½" dice. Wash hands and cutting board after prepping. (Time: 1:11) Drain black beans In a mixing bowl, combine arepa mix, the cheese, 2 TB of tomato sauce mixture, ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Stir in ½ cup cold water. Set aside, 5 minutes.

  2. 2

    Cook Meat Mixture

    "Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add ground beef to hot pan. Cook, breaking up meat, until no pink remains, 4-6 minutes. Add poblanos and tomato sauce mixture. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

  3. 3

    Cook Black Beans

    In the same pan, add 1 tsp olive oil. Add green onion bottoms and demi. Bring to a simmer. Add beans and toss to combine. Add ¼ cup water and bring to a simmer. Transfer mixture to a bowl.

  4. 4

    Make The Arepas

    From arepa mixture into four patties, approximately 3" in diameter. Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Add arepa patties to hot pan and cook until golden brown, 2-3 minutes per side.

  5. 5

    Finish The Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping arepas with sour cream and beef mixture and garnishing with green onion tops. Bon appétit!

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