Pork Meatballs with Fajita Cheese Sauce and Broccoli

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Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 10 oz. Ground Pork
  • 8 oz. Broccoli Florets
  • 3 oz. Corn Kernels
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    1 oz. Light Cream Cheese
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    1 oz. Shredded White Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 oz. Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes in Juice
  • ⅘ oz. Bacon Bits
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    0.42 oz. Mayonnaise
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    4 Saltine Crackers
  • 1 tsp. Fajita Seasoning

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Microwave-Safe Bowl

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

Customize It Instructions

  • If using ground turkey, follow same instructions as ground pork in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until turkey reaches minimum internal temperature, 20-25 minutes.

  • 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, 20-25 minutes.

  1. 1

    Add the Broccoli

    Turn oven on to 425 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.

    Add broccoli, 2 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper to provided tray. Spread into a single layer.

    Bake uncovered in hot oven, 10 minutes.

    While broccoli bakes, make meatballs.

  2. 2

    Add the Meatballs

    Finely crush crackers into crumbs.

    Mix ground pork, crushed crackers, mayonnaise, 1/4 tsp. salt, and half the seasoning blend in a mixing bowl until completely combined. Form into six equally-sized meatballs.

    Carefully, remove tray from oven. Stir corn and bacon into broccoli and push to one side. Tray will be hot! Use a utensil.

    Add meatballs to empty side of tray.

  3. 3

    Make Sauce and Finish Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until broccoli is tender and meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 20-25 minutes.

    While meal bakes, combine cream cheese, 3 Tbsp. water, tomatoes, and remaining seasoning blend in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave until bubbling, 30-60 seconds.

    Carefully, remove from microwave and add shredded cheese and a pinch of salt. Whisk or stir vigorously until combined.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Top meatballs with sauce. Bon appétit!

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