Meal Kit

Sweet and Sour Pork Meatballs

with green beans and bok choy

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Cook Within: 5 days

Contains: Wheat, Peanuts, Sesame, Soy

  • Under 625 calories
    Under 35g carbs
    Over 30g protein
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 10 oz. Ground Pork
  • 2 Heads of Baby Bok Choy
  • 8 oz. Green Beans
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    1½ fl. oz. Sweet and Sour Sauce
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    2 Tbsp. Panko Breadcrumbs
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    ½ oz. Roasted & Salted Peanuts
  • Info
    2 tsp. Miso Sauce Concentrate
  • 1 tsp. Asian Garlic, Ginger & Chile Seasoning
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    1 tsp. Umami Seasoning
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    1 tsp. Multicolor Sesame Seeds

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    560
  • Carbohydrates
    33g
  • Net Carbs
    27g
  • Fat
    34g
  • Protein
    32g
  • Sodium
    1350mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large 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 beef, add meatballs to hot pan and cook until beef reaches minimum internal temperature, 10-12 minutes.

  • If using ground turkey, add meatballs to hot pan and cook until turkey reaches minimum internal temperature, 11-13 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Remove any discolored outer leaves from bok choy and trim ends. Cut into 1/2" strips.

    Trim green beans, if necessary.

    Coarsely chop peanuts.

  2. 2

    Form the Meatballs

    In a mixing bowl, combine panko and 2 Tbsp. water. Let sit, 1 minute.

    After 1 minute, add ground pork, Asian garlic, ginger & chile seasoning (use less if spice-averse), and 1/4 tsp. salt. Thoroughly combine. Form mixture into eight equally-sized meatballs.

  3. 3

    Cook the Meatballs

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil.

    Add meatballs to hot pan and sear until lightly browned, 1-2 minutes.

    Cover and roll occasionally until browned all over and meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 6-8 minutes.

    Remove from burner. Transfer meatballs to a plate. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

    While meatballs cook, continue recipe.

  4. 4

    Cook the Vegetables

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add green beans to hot pan, cover, and cook until beginning to soften, 4-5 minutes.

    Add bok choy, 1/4 cup water, miso, a pinch of salt, and umami seasoning. Stir occasionally until vegetables are tender, 3-4 minutes.

    If vegetables need more time, add 2 Tbsp. water, cover, and stir occasionally, 1-3 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

    While vegetables cook, continue recipe.

  5. 5

    Make Sauce and Finish Dish

    Return pan used to cook meatballs to medium heat.

    Add sweet and sour sauce and half the sesame seeds (reserve remaining for garnish) to hot, dry pan and bring to a simmer.

    Once simmering, remove from burner. Add meatballs and gently stir until coated and warmed through, 30-60 seconds.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping meatballs with extra sauce from pan and remaining sesame seeds and garnishing vegetables with peanuts. Bon appétit!

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