Chili Lime Pork Meatballs with Elote Sweet Potatoes

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Prep & Cook Time: 50-60 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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In Your Box (serves 2)

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

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Mixing Bowls

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
  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 in provided tray. Massage oil and seasoning into potatoes and 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, 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. Top sweet potatoes with corn salad. Place meatballs in empty space in tray.

  3. 3

    Bake the Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 24-26 minutes. While meatballs bake, combine dressing and remaining mayonnaise in another mixing bowl. Set aside. Stem cilantro, reserving leaves whole. Carefully remove tray from oven. Top meatballs with dressing-mayonnaise mixture. Top sweet potatoes and corn with cheese and cilantro leaves. Bon appétit!

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