Beef Meatball Pot-au-Feu

with mashed potatoes

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 40-50 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

A note about serious food allergies

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    4 tsp. Beef Demi-Glace
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef
  • 8 oz. Carrot
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    2 oz. Sour Cream
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    ⅓ oz. Butter
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 2 fl. oz. Red Cooking Wine
  • Info
    2 oz. Ricotta
  • 2 Russet Potatoes
  • Info
    ¼ cup Italian Breadcrumbs
  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1 Small Pot
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Make the Mashed Potatoes

    Make the Mashed Potatoes

    Peel and cut potatoes into chunks. Bring a small pot with potato chunks covered by water to a boil. Cook until fork-tender, 14-18 minutes. Reserve 1 cup potato cooking water. Drain potatoes in a colander and return to pot. Add sour cream, ½ tsp. salt, and 2 Tbsp. potato cooking water. Mash until desired consistency is reached, adding additional potato cooking water 2 Tbsp. at a time if needed. Use no more than 6 Tbsp.; reserve remaining for sauce.) Set aside While potato boils, prepare ingredients.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Ingredients

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Halve and peel onion. Cut halves into ¼" dice. Peel, trim, and cut carrot into ¼" dice on an angle.

  • Step 3 - Make the Meatballs

    Make the Meatballs

    In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, Italian breadcrumbs, ricotta, and season a pinch of salt and pepper. Form into eight meatballs, about the size of golf balls.

  • Step 4 - Cook the Meatballs

    Cook the Meatballs

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add meatballs to hot pan and stir occasionally until browned and meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 8-10 minutes. Remove meatballs to a plate. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  • Step 5 - Make Sauce and Finish Dish

    Make Sauce and Finish Dish

    Retuirn pan used to cook meatballs to medium-high heat. If pan is dry, add 2 tsp. **olive oil. Add carrots and onions and stir often until lightly browned, 3-5 minutes. Add remaining potato cooking water, demi-glace, and red cooking wine. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, add meatballs. Cover, and cook until vegetables are tender, 3-4 minutes. Remove from burner. Swirl in butter. Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit