Firecracker Turkey Meatballs

with ranch mashed potatoes and green beans

Prep & Cook Time: 45-55 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    10 oz. Mashed Potatoes
  • 10 oz. Ground Turkey
  • 6 oz. Trimmed Green Beans
  • 1 fl. oz. Honey
  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Info
    0.88 oz. Zesty Buffalo Sauce
  • Info
    ¼ cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 3 tsp. Sugar
  • Info
    1 tsp. Ranch Seasoning

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Microwave-Safe 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

Customize It Instructions

  • If using 20 oz. ground turkey, follow same instructions as 10 oz. ground turkey, working in batches, if necessary.

  • If using ground pork, follow same instructions as ground turkey in Steps 2, and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 20-25 minutes.

  • If using ground beef, follow same instructions as ground turkey in Steps 2, and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until beef reaches minimum internal temperature, 20-25 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Turn oven on to 425 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.

    Break green beans in half, if desired.

    Add green beans, half the ranch seasoning (reserve remaining for mashed potatoes), 1 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper to provided tray and mix until completely combined.

    Cover with foil. Bake covered in hot oven, 12 minutes.

    While green beans bake, form meatballs.

  2. 2

    Add the Mashed Potatoes and Meatballs

    In a mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, panko, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Form into six equally-sized meatballs.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Push green beans to one corner. Tray will be hot! Use a utensil.

    Stir mashed potatoes vigorously. Add mashed potatoes to empty corner of tray, next to green beans. Stir in remaining ranch seasoning, then top with cheese.

    Add meatballs to empty side of tray.

  3. 3

    Bake the Meal

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until green beans are tender and turkey reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 26-28 minutes.

    While meal bakes, combine Buffalo sauce (to taste), honey, and sugar in a microwave-safe bowl until completed combined. Microwave on high, 15 seconds.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Top meatballs with Buffalo-honey sauce. Bon appétit!

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