Cheesy Cuban Pork Meatballs with Spanish Rice

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Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 oz. Sliced Banana Peppers
  • 8 oz. Cooked Mexican Rice
  • 1 tsp. Fajita Seasoning
  • 6 oz. Pepper and Onion Mix
  • Info
    1½ fl. oz. Dijon Honey Mustard Dressing
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Swiss Cheese
  • 12 oz. Ground Pork

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)

  • Calories
    776
  • Carbohydrates
    40g
  • Fat
    46g
  • Protein
    45g
  • Sodium
    1965mg

Recipe Steps

  • 1

    Prepare The Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Remove lid and label, if needed. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Thoroughly combine pork, half the cheese, ¼ tsp salt and a pinch of pepper in bottom of provided tray. Divide into 6 equal-sized pieces and roll into meatballs. Place meatballs around border of provided tray.

  • 2

    Assemble The Dish

    Add rice, fajita mix, and fajita seasoning to center of tray. Thoroughly combine, then spread into a single layer. Sprinkle remaining cheese all over.

  • 3

    Bake The Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 15-20 minutes. Carefully remove from oven and let cool slightly, 5 minutes. Top rice mixture with banana peppers. Bon appétit!

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