BBQ Pork and Apple Meatballs
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BBQ Pork and Apple Meatballs

BBQ Pork and Apple Meatballs

with Creamy Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Side Salad

Grab some extra napkins because things are about to get saucy! These succulent meatballs are smothered in sweet and savoury BBQ sauce. Served with creamy mashed sweet potatoes, crispy shallots and a fresh salad, this meal has it all.

Tags:
Family Friendly
Allergens:
Barley
Milk
Oats
Rye
Sesame
Soy
Wheat
Mustard
Sulphites

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time45 minutes
Cooking Time10 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

250 g

Ground Pork

4 tbsp

Italian Breadcrumbs

(Contains Barley, Milk, Oats, Rye, Sesame, Soy, Wheat May contain Egg)

113 g

Baby Tomatoes

56 g

Baby Spinach

1 unit(s)

Gala Apple

56 mL

Cream

(Contains Milk)

1 unit(s)

Cream Cheese

(Contains Milk)

28 g

Crispy Shallots

(Contains Wheat)

4 tbsp

BBQ Sauce

(Contains Mustard May contain Sesame, Soy, Sulphites, Wheat, Crustaceans, Egg, Fish, Milk)

1 tbsp

BBQ Seasoning

(May contain Milk, Mustard, Peanuts, Sesame, Soy, Sulphites, Tree nuts, Wheat)

1 tbsp

White Wine Vinegar

(Contains Sulphites)

2 unit(s)

Sweet Potato

Not included in your delivery

¼ tsp

Salt*

0.13 tsp

Pepper*

2 tbsp

Unsalted Butter*

(Contains Milk)

½ tsp

Sugar*

1 tbsp

Oil*

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Nutrition Values

Calories940 kcal
Fat54 g
Saturated Fat27 g
Carbohydrate82 g
Sugar35 g
Dietary Fiber10 g
Protein32 g
Cholesterol155 mg
Sodium1420 mg
Trans Fat1 g
Potassium1600 mg
Calcium200 mg
Iron5 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Box Grater
Large Pot
Measuring Spoons
Baking Sheet
Large Bowl
Aluminum Foil
Potato Masher
Colander
Whisk
Medium Bowl
Small Bowl

Instructions

Prep
1
  • Peel, then cut sweet potatoes into 1/2-inch pieces.
  • Core apple. Coarsely grate half the apple. Thinly slice remaining apple.
  • Halve tomatoes.
Cook sweet potatoes
2
  • Add sweet potatoes, 1 tsp salt and enough water to cover (by approx. 1-2 inches) to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Once boiling, reduce heat to medium. Simmer uncovered until fork-tender, 10-12 min.
Form and roast meatballs
3
  • Add pork, breadcrumbs, grated apple, BBQ Seasoning and 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) salt to a large bowl. Season with pepper, then combine.
  • Roll mixture into 12 equal-sized meatballs (24 meatballs for 4 ppl).
  • Arrange on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  • Roast in the middle of the oven until golden-brown and cooked through, 12-14 min.**
Mash sweet potatoes
4
  • When sweet potatoes are fork-tender, drain and return to the same pot, off heat.
  • Mash cream, cream cheese and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) butter into sweet potatoes until creamy. 
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste, then stir to combine.

 

Make salad
5
  • Whisk together vinegar, 1/2 tsp (1 tsp) sugar and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil in a medium bowl.
  • Add tomatoes, apple slices and spinach.
  • Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine.

 

Finish and serve
6
  • When meatballs are done, melt 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) butter in a small microwavable bowl, 30 sec.
  • Add meatballs, BBQ sauce, melted butter and 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) water to another large bowl, then toss to coat.
  • Divide mashed sweet potatoes between plates, then top with meatballs and any remaining sauce from the large bowl.
  • Sprinkle crispy shallots over top.
  • Serve salad alongside.

 

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