Slow Cooker

Tomato Braised Beef Meatball Gyros

with pickled onions, tomato, and cucumber

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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In Your Box (serves 4)

  • Info
    8 Mini Naan Flatbreads
  • Info
    0.84 oz. Mayonnaise
  • 8 fl. oz. Tomato Sauce
  • Info
    4 Butter Crackers
  • 1 Roma Tomato
  • 1 Shallot
  • 16 oz. Ground Beef
  • 1 oz. Seasoned Rice Vinegar
  • 1 Persian Cucumber
  • Info
    1 oz. Feta Cheese Crumbles

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

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  • Carbohydrates
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  • Protein
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Small Bowl
  • 1 Slow Cooker

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
  1. 1

    Prepare The Ingredients

    Crush butter crackers. Peel and halve shallot. Slice thinly. Core tomato and cut into ½" dice. Trim cucumber and cut into ¼" dice. In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, butter crackers, mayo, and a pinch of salt and pepper Form ground beef mixture into 14-16 equally-sized meatballs.

  2. 2

    Start The Meal

    Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. Fold top edges in before putting on lid. Add meatballs in a clean slow cooker. Turn slow cooker on to high heat. Cover, and cook until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4 hours.

  3. 3

    Pickle The Vegetables and Add Ssauce

    Add shallot and rice vinegar to a small bowl and microwave 1 minute. Season cucumber and tomatoes with a pinch of salt and pepper. After 3 ½ hours, remove lid and stir in tomato sauce.

  4. 4

    Heat Flatbreads and Finish The Dish

    After 4 hours, wrap flatbreads in a damp paper towel and microwave until warm, 15-20 seconds. Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit!

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