Patty Melt Beef Meatballs with Cheddar-Jack Broccoli
easy prep & pan included
Prep & Cook Time:35-45 min.
Cook Within:5 days
Spice Level:Not Spicy
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You Will Need
Before You Cook
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
Bake the Broccoli
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.
Combine broccoli, 2 Tbsp. water, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in provided tray. Spread into a single layer.
Cover tray with foil. Bake covered in hot oven, 10 minutes.
While broccoli bakes, make meatballs.
Add the Meatballs
Finely crush crackers.
Combine ground beef, crackers, half the mayonnaise (reserve remaining for topping), garlic pepper ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in a mixing bowl. Form mixture into six evenly-sized meatballs.
Carefully remove tray from oven. Remove foil. Top vegetables with ¼ tsp. salt, then push to one side. Tray will be hot! Use a utensil.
Place meatballs in empty side of tray.
Bake the Dish
Bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 15-20 minutes.
Carefully remove from oven. Top broccoli with cheese. Rest, 3 minutes.
While meal rests, combine caramelized onion, remaining mayonnaise, and a pinch of pepper in caramelized onion shipping container.
Stir broccoli to combine. Top meatballs with caramelized onion mixture and crispy onions. Bon appétit!
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