Oven-Ready

Pork Empanada Bowl with Cilantro Rice and Crispy Tortilla Strips

easy prep & pan included

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
  • 10 oz. Ground Pork
  • 5 oz. Corn Kernels
  • 8 oz. Cilantro Lime Rice
  • 2 tsp. Chile and Cumin Rub
  • 1 oz. Tortilla Strips
  • 4 fl. oz. Red Enchilada Sauce
  • Info
    2 oz. Sour Cream

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    783
  • Carbohydrates
    63g
  • Fat
    44g
  • Protein
    38g
  • Sodium
    1673mg

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

Customize It Instructions

  • If using Impossible burger, follow same instructions as ground pork in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until burger is heated through, 25-30 minutes.

  • If using ground beef, follow same instructions as ground pork in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until beef reaches minimum internal temperature, 25-30 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine rice, 2 Tbsp. water, corn, and seasoning rub in provided tray.

  2. 2

    Add the Pork

    Top rice with ground pork, breaking pork evenly into small clumps. Top evenly with ¼ tsp. salt, a pinch of pepper, enchilada sauce, cheese.

  3. 3

    Finish the Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until pork is browned and reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 25-30 minutes. Carefully, remove from oven. Garnish with crispy tortilla strips and sour cream. Bon appétit!

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