Mexican Pork Meatballs with Butternut Squash and Black Beans

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Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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Carb Conscious
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    1 oz. Grated Cotija Cheese
  • Info
    ½ oz. Crispy Jalapeños
  • 2 oz. Red Salsa
  • 4 fl. oz. Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 6 oz. Black Beans
  • 8 oz. Cubed Butternut Squash
  • 12 oz. Ground Pork

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

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

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Remove lid and label, if needed. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Mix black beans, squash, 1 tsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp salt and a pinch of pepper in bottom of provided tray. Spread into a single layer on half of the tray.

  2. 2

    Prepare The Meatballs

    Combine ground pork, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper on tray lid. Divide mixture into six evenly-sized meatballs, about the size of golf balls. Place meatballs on bottom of tray next to vegetables. Top all ingredients with enchilada sauce.

  3. 3

    Roast The Meatballs

    Roast in a hot oven until squash is tender and meatballs have reached a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 23-25 minutes. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping meatballs with salsa and cotjia cheese. Top vegetable mixture with crispy jalapeños (to taste). Bon appétit!

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