Chili Lime Pork Meatballs with Elote Sweet Potatoes

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Prep & Cook Time: 50-60 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • ½ fl. oz. Chili Lime Dressing
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    4 oz. Roasted Corn Salad
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    1 oz. Grated Cotija Cheese
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    4 Saltine Crackers
  • 1 tsp. Chimichurri Seasoning
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    1.26 oz. Mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. Fajita Seasoning
  • 10 oz. Ground Pork
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 8 oz. Sweet Potato Cubes

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Recipe Steps

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 Impossible burger, follow same instructions as pork in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered until heated through, 24-26 minutes.

  • If using ground beef, follow same instructions as pork in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered until beef reaches minimum internal temperature, 24-26 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Combine sweet potatoes, fajita seasoning, 1 tsp. olive oil, and ¼ tsp. salt, if desired, in provided tray. Massage oil and seasoning into potatoes. Spread into a single layer. Bake uncovered in hot oven, 20 minutes.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Meatballs

    Finely crush saltines. Combine ground pork, crushed saltines, chimichurri seasoning, ⅓ the mayonnaise (reserve remaining for sauce), ¼ tsp. salt, plus a pinch of salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper in a mixing bowl. Form into six evenly-sized meatballs. Carefully remove tray from oven. Push sweet potatoes to one side. Tray will be hot! Use a utensil. Stir corn salad into sweet potatoes. Place meatballs in empty space in tray.

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    Bake the Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 24-26 minutes. In another mixing bowl, combine chili lime dressing and remaining mayonnaise. Stem cilantro, reserving leaves whole. Carefully remove tray from oven. Top meatballs with chili lime dressing mixture. Top vegetables with cheese and cilantro leaves. Bon appétit!

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