Oven-Ready

Sun-Dried Tomato Pork Meatballs with Parmesan Asparagus

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Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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Carb Conscious
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 5 oz. Peas
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    ½ oz. Grated Parmesan
  • 10 oz. Ground Pork
  • 5 oz. Asparagus
  • 1 tsp. Onion Salt
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    2 Tbsp. Italian Panko Blend
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    3 Tbsp. Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto
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    2 oz. Ricotta

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    543
  • Carbohydrates
    20g
  • Fat
    34g
  • Protein
    36g
  • Sodium
    1309mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • 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 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 ground beef, follow same instructions as ground pork in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until beef reaches minimum internal temperature, 18-22 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Snap woody ends off asparagus. Mix asparagus, peas, and half the onion salt (reserve remaining for meatballs) in provided tray. Push to one side and top with Parmesan.

  2. 2

    Make the Meatballs

    In a mixing bowl, combine ground pork, ricotta, panko, and remaining onion salt. Form pork mixture into eight equally-sized meatballs. Place meatballs in empty side of tray.

  3. 3

    Bake the Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 18-22 minutes. Carefully remove tray from oven. Remove vegetables to a plate. Stir pesto into tray and gently roll meatballs until coated. Bon appétit!

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