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
A note about serious food allergies
Still want the great flavors and delicious dinners you've come to expect from Home Chef, but a fraction of the time and barely any work? These oven-ready offerings were made with you in mind. Just follow the assembly instructions, pop it in the oven, and voila! It's like you slaved over a hot stove for hours (we'll keep your secret.)
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
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 ground pork, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered in Step 3 until pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 7-8 minutes.
If using ground chicken, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered in Step 3 until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 7-8 minutes.
If using Impossible burger, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered in Step 3 until "burger" is heated through, 7-8 minutes.
Prepare the Ingredients
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.
Combine zucchini and 1 tsp. olive oil on one half of provided tray.
Add the Meatballs
Combine ground beef, ricotta, panko, and seasoning blend in a mixing bowl.
Form into six evenly-sized meatballs. Place in empty side of tray.
Bake uncovered in hot oven, 15 minutes.
Bake the Dish
Carefully remove tray from oven. Add pasta and marinara to zucchini and stir to combine. Top pasta with Parmesan and mozzarella.
Bake again uncovered until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 7-8 minutes.
Carefully remove tray from oven. Garnish with red pepper flakes (to taste). Bon appétit!
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