Turkey Bacon Swiss Meatballs with Garlic Butter Cracker Zucchini
easy prep & pan included
Prep & Cook Time:30-40 min.
Cook Within:5 days
Spice Level:Not Spicy
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Before You Cook
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
Prepare the Vegetables
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.
Combine zucchini, tomato, ½ tsp. olive oil, garlic pepper, and ¼ tsp. salt in provided tray. Push to one side.
Make the Meatballs
Finely crush butter crackers.
In a mixing bowl, combine turkey, ⅔ the crushed crackers (reserve remaining for vegetables), ⅔ the mayonnaise, half the bacon (reserve remaining of both for bacon aioli), ¼ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper.
Form turkey mixture into six equally-sized meatballs.Place in empty space in tray.
If using ground beef, Impossible Burger, or ground pork, follow same instructions.
Bake the Dish
Bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 25-30 minutes.
If using ground beef or ground pork, bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 25-30 minutes. If using Impossible Burger, bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs are heated through, 25-30 minutes.
While meal bakes, combine remaining bacon and remaining mayonnaise in bacon container.
Carefully remove from oven. Top meatballs with dollops of mayonnaise-bacon aioli and Swiss cheese. Top vegetables with Parmesan and remaining crushed crackers. Bake again, 4 minutes.
Carefully remove from oven. Bon appétit!
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