Meal Kit

Beef Kefta Lettuce Wraps

with red peppers and tzatziki

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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“Kefta” is a Moroccan kebab type of ground meat and wonderful spices. Here, we put it in one of our and your favorite delivery devices, a crispy fresh lettuce wrap. There's sweet red peppers, crunchy slaw, and cooling tzatziki on top of the whole thing. Take these wraps for a spin, and you'll be singing kefta's praises.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Head of Butter Lettuce
  • Info
    2 oz. Tzatziki Dip
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 4 oz. Slaw Mix
  • 1 Tbsp. Chile and Cumin Rub
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 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.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

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  • Protein
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

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 pork, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 2 and 3, cooking until browned and pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 2-3 minutes per side.

  1. 1

    Prepare Ingredients and Make Slaw

    Stem, seed, remove ribs, and cut red bell pepper into 1/4" slices.

    Separate leaves of lettuce for cups.

    Mince garlic.

    Combine slaw mix, 1 tsp. olive oil, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in a mixing bowl. Set aside.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Kefta

    In another mixing bowl, combine ground beef, garlic, seasoning rub, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper.

    Form ground beef mixture into 12-16 evenly-sized balls. Flatten each ball to 1/2"-thick patty (or kefta).

  3. 3

    Cook the Kefta

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Working in batches if ncessary, add kefta to hot pan and cook until browned and beef reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 2-3 minutes per side.

    Remove from burner and remove kefta to a plate. Reserve pan, no need to wipe clean.

  4. 4

    Cook the Red Bell Peppers

    Return pan used to cook keftas to medium heat.

    Add 1 tsp. olive oil and red bell pepper to hot pan and stir occasionally until tender, 4-6 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, filling lettuce cups with kefta, red peppers, slaw mixture, and tzatziki dip. Layer two lettuce cups for extra crunch and structural support, if desired. Bon appétit!

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