Meal Kit

Jalapeño Cheddar Beef Meatloaf

with buttermilk-dill crema carrots and peas

Prep & Cook Time: 45-55 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 10 oz. Ground Beef
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    1 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
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    2 Saltine Crackers
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    1 oz. Sour Cream
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    1 tsp. Buttermilk-Dill Seasoning
  • 3 oz. Peas
  • 8 oz. Carrot
  • 1 oz. Hot Jalapeño Jelly
  • 2 Dill Sprigs
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    2 tsp. Beef Demi-Glace

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.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    563
  • Carbohydrates
    29g
  • Fat
    34g
  • Protein
    35g
  • Sodium
    1228mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 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
  1. 1

    Start the Carrot

    Peel, trim, and cut carrot into ½" slices on an angle. Place carrot on prepared baking sheet and toss with 2 tsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Spread into a single layer and roast in hot oven, 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Carrot will finish cooking in a later step. While carrot roasts, make meatloaves.

    [post beta changes: carrots spread out on baking sheet, not just on one half of it]]

  2. 2

    Make the Meatloaves

    Finely crush crackers. In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, crushed crackers, cheese, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Form mixture into two evenly-sized meatloaves.

  3. 3

    Roast the Carrot and Meatloaves

    Carefully, push carrot to one side of baking sheet. Baking sheet will be hot! Use a utensil. Place meatloaves on empty side of baking sheet and top with 1 tsp. olive oil. Roast in hot oven on bottom rack until carrot is tender, 15-17 minutes. Remove from oven. Meatloaves will finish roasting in a later step. While meatloaves roast, make sauces.

    [post beta changes: partially roasted carrots and meatloaves]

  4. 4

    Make the Sauces

    Stem dill. Coarsely chop half the dill (reserve half, left whole, for garnish). In a microwave-safe bowl, combine beef demi-glace, 1 tsp. water, and jalapeño jelly. Microwave until warm, 1 minute. Stir to combine and set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine seasoning blend, sour cream, 2 tsp. water, and chopped dill until combined and smooth. Set aside.

  5. 5

    Roast Peas and Finish Dish

    Carefully, add peas to baking sheet with carrot. Baking sheet will be hot! Use a utensil. Bake again until peas are bright green and meatloaves reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 2-3 minutes. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping meatloaves with jalapeño-demi-glace and vegetables with sour cream-dill mixture and reserved dill. Bon appétit!

    [post beta changes: finished meatloaves and veg]

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