Meal Kit

Beef Gyro-Inspired Meatballs

with tzatziki and piri piri green beans

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Medium

Cook Within: 5 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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Can delicious gyro flavors be confined to a handheld sandwich? Hardly. We've got the meaty good flavor here, topped with tomatoes and tzatziki, but in meatball form. And if that isn't enough to sell you, there are some green beans tossed in butter. Great flavors can't be confined.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 12 oz. Green Beans
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef
  • 1 Roma Tomato
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    2 oz. Tzatziki Sauce
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    ½ oz. Crumbled Feta Cheese
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    2 Tbsp. Italian Panko Blend
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    ⅓ oz. Butter
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    1 tsp. Buttermilk-Dill Seasoning
  • 1 tsp. Portuguese Piri Piri Blend
Contains: FD&C Red No. 40 and FD&C Yellow No. 5
Food intolerance information

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

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Microwave-Safe Bowl

Before You Cook

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

Customize It Instructions

  • If using ground turkey, add meatballs to hot pan and cook until turkey reaches minimum internal temperature, 11-13 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim ends off green beans, if necessary.

    Core tomato and cut into 1/2" dice.

    Place butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave until melted, 30-60 seconds.

  2. 2

    Roast the Green Beans

    Place green beans on prepared baking sheet. Toss with 1 tsp. olive oil, piri piri blend (to taste), and a pinch of salt and pepper. Spread into a single layer.

    Roast in hot oven until green beans are tender but still crisp, 11-15 minutes.

    Carefully remove from oven. Pour melted butter over green beans and toss or gently stir to coat. Sheet and green beans will be hot! Use a utensil.

    While green beans roast, continue recipe.

  3. 3

    Form the Meatballs

    In a mixing bowl, combine panko, 1 Tbsp. water, and a pinch of salt. Let sit, 1 minute.

    After 1 minute, add ground beef, buttermilk-dill seasoning, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Form mixture into six equally-sized meatballs.

  4. 4

    Cook the Meatballs

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add meatballs to hot pan. Roll occasionally until browned all over and meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 10-14 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

    While meatballs cook, continue recipe.

  5. 5

    Make Tomato Topping and Finish Dish

    In another mixing bowl, combine tomatoes, 1 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Set aside.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping meatballs with tzatziki, tomato topping, and cheese. Bon appétit!

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