Stovetop Meatloaf Marinara
with Tuscan-style butter green beans
Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.
Cook Within: 4 days
Difficulty Level: Easy
Spice Level: Mild
Contains: Milk, Wheat
This is not a regular meatloaf, it's a cool meatloaf. Topped with ooey, gooey cheese and marinara sauce. And what else? Tender and buttery green beans. This meal is a winner.
In Your Box (serves 2)
- 12 oz. Green Beans
- 10 oz. Ground Beef
- 4 oz. Marinara Sauce
- ½ tsp. Garlic Salt
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Nutrition (per serving) 4PXdXMPm
You Will Need
- Olive Oil
- 1 Mixing Bowl
- 1 Large Non-Stick Pan
- 1 Large Oven-Safe Non-Stick Pan
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
Customize It Instructions
If using ground pork, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 1 and 2, cooking on one side, 6-8 minutes, flipping, and cooking until meatloaves reach minimum internal temperature, 6-8 minutes.
If using ground turkey, follow same instructions as ground beef in Steps 1 and 2, cooking on one side, 5-6 minutes, flipping, and cooking until meatloaves reach minimum internal temperature, 6-7 minutes.
Prepare the Meatloaves
In a mixing bowl, combine panko and 2 Tbsp. water. Rest, 1 minute.After 1 minute, add ground beef, ricotta, garlic salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper to bowl with panko and mix to combine. Form mixture into two equally-sized, oval-shaped loaves about 5" long. Gently flatten to about 1/2" thickness.
Cook the Meatloaves
Place a large oven-safe non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add loaves to hot pan. Cook until lightly charred on one side, 4-6 minutes.Flip loaves and cover. Cook until loaves reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 3-4 minutes.Remove from burner.While loaves cook, continue recipe.
Cook the Green Beans
Trim green beans, if necessary.Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add green beans and a pinch of salt to hot pan. Stir occasionally, 1 minute.Add 1/4 cup water, cover, and cook until tender, 6-8 minutes.If green beans need more time, add 2 Tbsp. water, cover, and stir occasionally, 1-3 minutes.Stir in butter (to taste), 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper.Remove from burner.While green beans cook, continue recipe.
Broil Meatloaves and Finish Dish
Top meatloaves evenly with marinara, then shredded cheese.Broil until cheese is melted and lightly browned, 1-2 minutes.Alternatively, skip the broiler; after topping with cheese, cover pan and let cheese melt, 1-2 minutes.Carefully remove from broiler. Handle will be hot; use an oven mitt. Don't text and broil! Keep an eye on oven as meatloaves may burn easily under broiler.Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit!
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