Sweet & Spicy Turkey and Bacon Meatballs with Cheddar Broccoli

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Prep & Cook Time: 40-50 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 12 oz. Ground Turkey
  • ½ oz. Crumbled Bacon
  • 4 oz. Sliced Red Bell Pepper
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    1 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese
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    2 oz. Ricotta
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    ½ oz. Crispy Fried Onions
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    ¼ cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha
  • 8 oz. Broccoli Florets
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    1½ fl. oz. Honey Dijon Mustard Dressing

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Mixing Bowls

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 turkey in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until heated through, 22-25 minutes.

  • If using ground pork, follow same instructions as ground turkey in Steps 2 and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven until turkey reaches minimum internal temperature, 22-25 minutes.

  1. 1

    Bake the Vegetables

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.

    Break broccoli into bite-sized pieces with your hands.

    Combine broccoli, red bell pepper, and 1/4 tsp. salt in provided tray. Spread into a single layer. Cover with foil.

    Bake covered in hot oven, 10 minutes.

    While vegetables bake, make meatballs.

  2. 2

    Add the Meatballs

    Combine ground turkey, panko, ricotta, bacon, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in a mixing bowl. Form mixture into six evenly-sized meatballs.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir 1/4 tsp. salt into broccoli. Push to one side. Tray will be hot! Use a utensil.

    Place meatballs in empty side of tray.

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    Bake the Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 22-25 minutes.

    Carefully remove from oven. Top vegetables with cheese. Rest, 3 minutes.

    While meal rests, combine dressing and Sriracha (to taste) in another mixing bowl.

    Stir vegetables. Top meatballs with dressing-Sriracha sauce and crispy onions. Bon appétit!

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