Oven-Ready

Tuscan Beef Meatballs with Tomato and Herb Farro

easy prep & pan included

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
  • Info
    ¼ cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 4 oz. Pre-Cut Zucchini
  • 6 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt
  • Info
    1 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • Info
    8 oz. Farro with Tomato and Herb
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    694
  • Carbohydrates
    60g
  • Fat
    31g
  • Protein
    43g
  • Sodium
    1447mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

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

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Combine cream cheese, ¼ cup water, and a pinch of salt and pepper in provided tray. Cream cheese will melt as meal cooks. Stir in farro and zucchini.

  2. 2

    Make the Meatballs

    In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, mozzarella, panko, and garlic salt. Form ground beef mixture into six evenly-sized meatballs. Place meatballs on farro. Top meatballs with half the marinara (reserve remaining for after cooking).

  3. 3

    Bake the Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 22-25 minutes. Carefully remove from oven. Remove meatballs to a plate and top with remaining marinara. Stir farro-cream cheese mixture to combine. Bon appétit!

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