Stovetop Meatloaf Marinara

with Tuscan-style butter green beans

Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Cook Within: 4 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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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
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    2 oz. Part-Skim Ricotta Cheese
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    1 oz. Shredded Italian Cheese Blend
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    ⅘ oz. Tuscan Herb Butter
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    2 Tbsp. Panko Breadcrumbs
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Large Oven-Safe Non-Stick Pan

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 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.

  1. 1

    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.

  2. 2

    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.

  3. 3

    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.

  4. 4

    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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