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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

BBQ Meatballs & Sweet Potato Mash

Easy Lunch meal prep packed with protein, complex carbs and veggies!

The perfect prep ahead meal!! Well rounded, whole foods and full of flavors!

Full recipe in video below

RECIPE:


Sweet Potato Mash

  • 2 sweet potatoes medium; scrubbed

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon butter


BBQ Meatballs

  • 1 lb lean ground beef - 96

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs

  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup barbecue sauce divided- no sugar added


  • 12 oz green beans washed, ends trimmed if you prefer

  • Cook sweet potatoes- you can cook your sweet potatoes using your favorite method. To steam, add 2 cups of water to a pot, place a steamer basket on top, and place the sweet potatoes into the steamer basket. Cover and cook for 20-30 minutes, until the sweet potatoes are fork-tender.

  • Mash sweet potatoes- When cooked through, remove skins and mash the sweet potatoes with salt and butter.

  • Prepare BBQ meatballs- Heat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, egg, breadcrumbs, worcestershire sauce, salt and ¼ cup of the BBQ sauce

  • Bake- Roll into meatballs. Bake for 20 minutes, then brush tops with ¼ cup more BBQ sauce. Return to the oven for an additional 5 minutes.

  • Steam green beans- Steam in a covered dish in the microwave or on the stove top for 5 minutes or until tender crisp.

  • Portion- Divide the meatballs, mashed sweet potatoes and steamed green beans between four meal prep containers. Cool completely, then refrigerate.

4 Servings:

301 Calories

12g Fat

18g Carbs

27g Protein


Recipe inspiration from sweetpeasandsaffron.com








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