All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility
is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents
may vary. Please check 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
A note about serious food allergies
Fill up, plug in, and tune out… Home Chef's new slow cooker meals bring you the same delicious flavors and fresh ingredients as you've come to expect, but an entirely new way of cooking. Prepare your ingredients, place them in the cooker, and then live your best life for hours and hours, while the scrumptiousness builds and your dinner slowly cooks. Plus, we're giving you enough for leftovers. Groovy.
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.
You Will Need
Before You Cook
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
Prepare the Ingredients
Stem and coarsely chop cilantro.
Combine ground beef, mayonnaise, panko, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in a mixing bowl. Form into 18 meatballs, about the size of golf balls.
Start the Meal
Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. Fold top edges in before putting on lid.
Combine marinara, pepper and onion mix, seasoning blend, 1/2 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in a clean slow cooker. Top with meatballs.Turn slow cooker on to high heat. Cover, and cook until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4 hours.
Cook the Pasta
After 3 1/2 hours, bring a large pot of water to a boil.
Once water is boiling, add pasta and cook until al dente, 8-10 minutes.Reserve 1/2 cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta into a colander.
Finish the Dish
After 4 hours, stir pasta into slow cooker. If too dry, add reserved pasta cooking water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with cheese, sour cream, and cilantro. Bon appétit!
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