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Smoky Tex-Mex Chorizo Meatballs

Smoky Tex-Mex Chorizo Meatballs

with Scallion-Garlic Rice and Feta

In this enticing dinner, chorizo meatballs get tossed in a smoky chipotle sauce that's lightly sweetened with bell peppers and tomatoes. The delicious mixture is heaped on a fragrant mound of scallion-garlic rice, with a sprinkle of feta acting as the perfect topper!

Tags:
Spicy
Discovery
Allergens:
Wheat
Mustard
Egg
Milk
Soy

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

Preparation Time30 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

serving amount

250 g

Chorizo Sausage, uncased

¼ cup

Panko Breadcrumbs

(Contains Wheat)

1 tbsp

Mexican Seasoning

1 tbsp

Tex-Mex Paste

(Contains Mustard)

4 tbsp

Chipotle Sauce

(Contains Egg, Milk, Mustard, Soy)

56 g

Baby Spinach

160 g

Sweet Bell Pepper

¾ cup

Basmati Rice

1 tsp

Garlic Salt

2 unit

Green Onion

¼ cup

Feta Cheese, crumbled

(Contains Milk)

80 g

Tomato

Not included in your delivery

0.13 tsp

Pepper*

1 tbsp

Oil*

¼ tsp

Salt*

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Nutrition Values

Calories850 kcal
Fat38 g
Saturated Fat10 g
Carbohydrate89 g
Sugar13 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein33 g
Cholesterol85 mg
Sodium2410 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

Medium Pot
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Baking Sheet
Large Bowl
Parchment Paper
Large Non-Stick Pan

Instructions

Cook rice
1

Before starting, preheat the oven to 450˚F. Wash and dry all produce. Add rice, half the garlic salt and 1 1/4 cups water (dbl for 4 ppl) to a medium pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, reduce heat to low. Cover and cook until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, 12-14 min. Remove the pot from heat. Set aside, still covered.

Prep
2

Meanwhile, core, then cut pepper into 1/2-inch pieces.Cut tomato into 1/2-inch pieces.Thinly slice green onions, keeping white and green parts separate.

Roast meatballs
3

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add chorizo, panko, 1 tsp Mexican Seasoning, 1 tbsp chipotle sauce and 1/4 tsp salt (dbl all for 4 ppl) to a large bowl. Season with pepper, then combine. Roll mixture into 8 equal-sized meatballs (16 for 4 ppl). Arrange meatballs on the prepared baking sheet. Roast in the top of the oven until cooked through, 10-12 min.**

Cook tomatoes and peppers
4

Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then tomatoes and green onion whites. Season with remaining garlic salt and pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally and breaking tomatoes up into smaller pieces, until tomatoes are soft and jammy, 3-4 min.Add peppers. Cook, stirring often, until softened slightly, 1-2 min.

Finish meatballs
5

Add Tex-Mex paste and remaining chipotle sauce, then sprinkle remaining Mexican Seasoning into the pan with veggies. Cook, stirring often, until fragrant, 30 sec.Stir in 2/3 cup water (1 cup for 4 ppl), then bring to a simmer. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until peppers are tender-crisp, 2-3 min. Add spinach and meatballs. Cook, stirring often, until spinach wilts, sauce thickens slightly and coats meatballs, 1-2 min. Season with pepper, to taste.

Finish and serve
6

Add remaining green onions to the pot with rice, then fluff rice with a fork.Divide rice between plates. Top with chorizo meatballs, veggies and sauce.Sprinkle feta over top.