Meal Kit

Family Meal: Turkey Patty Melt

with steak fries

Prep & Cook Time: 45-55 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy

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This patty melt keeps it traditional with sweet caramelized onions and melty Swiss cheese on toasted rye. But we've upped the ante in two key respects. We've swapped out the beef patty in favor of tender ground turkey mixed with ricotta cheese for creaminess and a touch of miso for some umami kick. Add to that a drizzle of Thousand Island dressing and crispy oven-roasted steak fries, and this just may be the burger/grilled cheese crossover of your dreams.

In Your Box

  • 3 Russet Potatoes
  • 4 Parsley Sprigs
  • 3 Yellow Onions
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    8 Marble Rye Bread Slices
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    6 oz. Swiss Cheese Slices
  • 24 oz. Ground Turkey
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    4 Tbsp. White Miso Paste
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    ⅓ cup Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese
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    3 oz. Thousand Island Dressing

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.

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Medium Pan
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

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

    Start the Steak Fries

    Cut potatoes lengthwise into 1/4" planks, then cut planks lengthwise into 1/2" steak fries. Place potatoes on prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp. olive oil, season with 1 tsp. salt, and toss to coat. Spread into a single layer and bake until browned and crispy, 25-30 minutes. While potatoes roast, prepare ingredients.

  2. 2

    Prepare Ingredients and Caramelize Onions

    Stem and mince parsley. Halve and peel onion. Slice halves into thin strips. Heat 2 tsp. olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Add onions to hot pan and cook undisturbed until just beginning to brown, 6-8 minutes. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, 8-10 minutes. Transfer to a plate or bowl. While onions cook, toast bread.

  3. 3

    Toast the Bread

    Heat 2 tsp. olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium heat. Working in batches, add bread slices to pan and cook until lightly toasted on one side, 2-3 minutes. Transfer to cutting board, cooked side up, and top with Swiss cheese. Repeat with remaining bread slices, adding more oil as needed. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  4. 4

    Cook the Turkey Patties

    In a medium mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, miso, and ricotta cheese. Season mixture with 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Mix thoroughly and form into four 3/4" thick patties in shape as bread. Return pan used to toast bread to medium heat. Working in batches, add 1 tsp. olive oil and patties to hot pan. Cook until browned and patties reach a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 6-7 minutes per side. Transfer to plate and continue with remaining patties. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  5. 5

    Assemble the Sandwiches

    Divide caramelized onions between four bread slices. Drizzle Thousand Island dressing over onions or serve on side for dipping. Top with a turkey patty and cover with remaining bread slice. Return pan used for turkey patties to medium heat. Working in batches, add 1 tsp. olive oil and sandwiches to hot pan and toast until well browned, 3-4 minutes per side.

  6. 6

    Plate the Dish

    Slice sandwiches just before serving and serve alongside steak fries. Garnish fries with parsley.

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