Oven-Ready

Salsa Verde Beef Meatballs with Beans and Zucchini

easy prep & pan included

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 3 oz. Corn Kernels
  • 3 oz. Fire Roasted Salsa Verde
  • 5 oz. Black Beans
  • 4 oz. Pre-Cut Zucchini
  • Info
    ¼ cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • Info
    0.42 oz. Mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt
  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    565
  • Carbohydrates
    32g
  • Fat
    33g
  • Protein
    37g
  • Sodium
    1323mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing 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 Impossible burger, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered until heated through, 20-25 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Drain black beans. Mix corn, black beans, zucchini, 1 tsp. olive oil, garlic salt, and a pinch of pepper in provided tray until completely combined. Push to one side.

  2. 2

    Make the Meatballs

    Mix ground beef, panko, mayonnaise, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in mixing bowl until completely combined. Form into six equally-sized meatballs. Place meatballs in empty side of tray.

  3. 3

    Bake the Meal

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 20-25 minutes. Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir half the cheese (reserve remaining for garnish) into vegetables. Garnish meatballs with salsa verde and vegetables with remaining cheese. Bon appétit!

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