Beef Meatloaf Marinara with Red Pepper Pesto Cauliflower
easy prep & pan included
Prep & Cook Time:35-45 min.
Cook Within:5 days
Spice Level:Not Spicy
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Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
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Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Prepare the Ingredients
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Remove lid and label, if necessary. Reserve lid. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.
Break cauliflower into bite-sized pieces, if necessary. Mix cauliflower, pesto, and ¼ tsp. salt in provided tray until completely combined. Push to one side.
Make the Meatloaf
Combine ground beef, ricotta, panko, and seasoning on reserved lid. Form into two equally-sized loaves.
Place loaves in empty half of tray. If using ground pork or ground turkey, follow same instructions.
Bake the Dish
Top loaves with marinara sauce. Top entire dish with Parmesan.
Cover tray with foil. Bake in hot oven, 15 minutes.
Carefully remove foil. Bake uncovered in hot oven until loaves reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 15-20 minutes.
If using ground pork, follow same instructions. If using ground turkey, follow same instructions, baking uncovered until turkey reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 15-20 minutes.
Carefully remove from oven. Bon appétit!
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