Slow Cooker

Meatballs Marsala

with campanelle pasta and peas

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 20 oz. Ground Beef
  • 8 fl. oz. Marsala Wine
  • 8 oz. Cremini Mushrooms
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    2 oz. Roasted Garlic & Herb Butter
  • 5 oz. Pearl Onions
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    1 oz. Flour
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    6 tsp. Beef Demi-Glace
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    ½ cup Italian Panko Blend
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    12 oz. Campanelle Pasta
  • 5 oz. Peas

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    612
  • Carbohydrates
    61g
  • Fat
    23g
  • Protein
    29g
  • Sodium
    811mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large Pot
  • 1 Slow Cooker

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

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Cut mushrooms into ¼" slices. In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, panko, ½ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper. Form into 12 evenly-sized meatballs.

  2. 2

    Cook the Meal

    Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. If using an electric pressure cooker, fold top edges in before putting on lid. Combine 1 cup water, marsala wine, demi-glace, flour, ¼ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper in slow cooker. Top with mushrooms, pearl onions, and meatballs. Turn slow cooker on to high heat. Cover, and cook until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4 hours.

  3. 3

    Cook the Pasta

    After 3 ½ hours, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Once water is boiling, add pasta and cook until al dente, 8-10 minutes. Stir peas into slow cooker. Reserve ½ cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta in a colander and set aside.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Stir pasta and butter into slow cooker. If sauce is too thick, add pasta cooking water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached. Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit!

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