Pepperoni Pizza Beef Meatball Bake with Parmesan and Red Peppers
easy prep & pan included
Prep & Cook Time:25-35 min.
Cook Within:5 days
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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
Make the Meatballs
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.
In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, 1 tsp. olive oil, half the Parmesan (reserve remaining for garnish), panko, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Form into eight equally-sized meatballs.
Assemble the Meal
Combine pasta, half the seasoning blend (reserve remaining for garnish), red bell peppers, pepperoni, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in provided tray. Top with meatballs.
In another mixing bowl, combine ¼ cup water and marinara. Top meatballs with marinara-water mixture.
Finish the Dish
Bake uncovered in hot oven, 10 minutes.
Carefully remove from oven and top with mozzarella. Bake again until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 10-12 minutes.
Carefully remove from oven. Garnish with remaining seasoning blend, remaining Parmesan, and red pepper flakes (to taste). Bon appétit!
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