Mexican-Style Turkey Meatballs and Spicy Crema with Citrus Slaw

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Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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 you!
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 tsp. Chopped Garlic
  • 2 fl. oz. Citrus Dijon Vinaigrette
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    0.84 oz. Chipotle Aioli
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
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    2 oz. Sour Cream
  • 8 oz. Slaw Mix
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    2 Tbsp. Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp. Smoked Paprika
  • 12 oz. Ground Turkey
  • ¼ fl. oz. Hot Sauce

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)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 2 Mixing Bowls

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

    Make the Meatballs

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray provided tray with cooking spray. Combine ground turkey, garlic, seasoning blend, panko, chipotle aioli, ½ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in provided tray. Mix thoroughly, then form into eight evenly-sized meatballs. Space evenly in tray and top with 1 tsp. olive oil.

  2. 2

    Bake Meatballs and Make Slaw

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 22-25 minutes. While meatballs cook, combine slaw mix, vinaigrette, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a mixing bowl.

  3. 3

    Finish the Dish

    Stem cilantro, reserving leaves whole. In another mixing bowl, combine sour cream, hot sauce (to taste), and a pinch of salt and pepper. Carefully remove tray from oven. Top meatballs with sour cream-hot sauce mixture and cilantro leaves. Bon appétit!

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