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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Hello Fresh | Part 3 | Review | Unboxing | Coupon

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Hello Fresh is a subscription that sends a customized menu based on your preferences, weekly. The focus is exact portions of all natural and organic foods. Subscriptions begin at $69.99 weekly.

If you sign up now though, you can receive 50% off your first box, just use code TG50BLHF valid 11/23/2015 - 12/14/2015

Check out the unboxy box video




If you read our first and second review of Hello Fresh you know that we loved the first two recipes. 
This post focuses on the third and final recipe in the Hello Fresh Box.

Teriyaki Glazed Meatballs
with
Crunchy Cabbage Slaw and Basmati Rice

My husband likes Teriyaki so I was excited to make this for him, I even saved it for last.

The ingredients for this recipe

Ground Beef
Scallions
Ginger
Soy Sauce
Honey
Hoison
Panko
Corn Starch
Red Cabbage Shredded
Carrot
Rice
White Wine Vinegar

My initial thoughts on making meatballs was that it was difficult. I've never done it before and I absolutely had it in my head that it would be really hard. I was surprised at how simple this recipe came together. Here's how it all went down.

First, we prep and preheat the oven to 400. At the same time bring 1 1/2 cups of water to boil
Peel and grate carrot

Thinly slice the scallions keeping the whites and greens separate


Peel and mince the ginger

Cook the rice - simmering on medium heat for 15 minutes
Remove from heat and let steam until the rest of the meal is ready

Next, we make our cabbage slaw by combining the cabbage, carrot, ginger, white wine vinegar, and two of the soy sauce fish. Toss and set aside to marinate


Now we combine the ground beef, scallion whites, panko, and a large pinch of salt and pepper. 

Form into golf sized balls and bake for 13-15 minutes until cooked through

Finally, we make the Teriyaki sauce. First, we combine the cornstarch and 1/4 cup of water to make a slurry


Heat a small pan over medium heat and add the remaining soy sauce, tablespoon of honey, and the hoison to the pan and whisk. When it begins to bubble whisk the slurry into the pan and cook until thickened.

Now all that's left is plating this yummy dish!
So you fluff your rice

Toss your now finished meatballs with the Teriyaki Sauce

Serve over the rice

Serve with a side of cabbage slaw
Sprinkle with green onions and enjoy!

So in summary

My experience with Hello Fresh has been amazing! I loved all of these recipes and enjoyed the entire process from unboxing to cooking to plating and eating. I love the focus on exact portions with no waste and all natural, organic meats and vegetables. This is perfect for someone like myself who kind of lacks the initial creativity required to make great recipes but so totally able to follow a recipe!



If you sign up now you can receive  50% off your first box, just use code TG50BLHF valid 11/23/2015 - 12/14/2015

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