Meal Kit

Vietnamese Turkey Meatballs

in butter lettuce cups

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Eggs

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Carb Conscious
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A note about serious food allergies

Meatballs can come from anywhere… well, maybe not Mars. If you see a Martian meatball at your local eatery, there would be questions. But here on earth, you can make any flavor into meatball flavor, including Vietnamese flavors and spices. And what would a meatball from Mars say, if confronted on its origin? "We come from France!"

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Green Onions
  • 2 tsp. Sriracha
  • ½ fl. oz. Seasoned Rice Vinegar
  • 1 Head of Butter Lettuce
  • 12 oz. Ground Turkey
  • 4 oz. Slaw Mix
  • Info
    1.26 oz. Mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp. Asian Garlic, Ginger & Chile Seasoning

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    493
  • Carbohydrates
    14g
  • Fat
    31g
  • Protein
    35g
  • Sodium
    1550mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 3 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Medium 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, follow same instructions as ground turkey in Steps 3 and 4, cooking until beef reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 10-12 minutes.

  • If using Impossible Burger, follow same instructions as ground turkey in Steps 3 and 4, cooking until meatballs are completely heated through, 10-12 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate. Separate leaves of lettuce for cups. In a mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise and half the Sriracha (reserve remaining for slaw). Set aside. [AFTERPARTY test Meatballs if ran again]

  2. 2

    Make the Slaw

    In another mixing bowl, combine seasoned rice vinegar, green portions of green onion, remaining Sriracha (to taste), 2 tsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Stir in slaw mix until slaw mix is coated. Set aside.

  3. 3

    Form the Meatballs

    Mix together ground turkey, white portions of green onions, seasoning blend, and ¼ tsp. salt in another mixing bowl. Form into six evenly-sized meatballs.

  4. 4

    Cook the Meatballs

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add meatballs to hot pan and roll occasionally until browned all over and meatballs reach a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 10-12 minutes. Remove from burner.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, placing slaw in lettuce cups and topping with meatballs. Drizzle Sriracha-mayonnaise over lettuce cups (to taste). Bon appétit!

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