Have you ever had meatloaf so delicious that you didn’t even care to ask what was in it? Or, more importantly, howmuch of it is in it? Yes, we have all fallen victim to that great American delicacy before.
The good news is though; we have a recipe that allows you and the family to continue to enjoy this favorite tradition, while remaining health conscious. And, did we mention that this recipe doesn’t alter any of the reasons why we fell in love with this loaf of meat in the first place? It’s true, it is still cheap and good. We just added one more reason to love it, healthy!
|Serving Size||6 (1¼-inch) thick slices|
|Total Fat||9 g|
|Saturated Fat||3 g|
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
|Ground beef, extra lean||1 pound|
|Tomato paste (4 ounces)||½ cup|
|Onion, chopped||¼ cup|
|Green peppers||¼ cup|
|Red peppers||¼ cup|
|Tomatoes, fresh, blanched, chopped||1 cup|
|Mustard, low sodium||½ teaspoon|
|Ground black pepper||¼ teaspoon|
|Hot pepper, chopped||½ teaspoon|
|Garlic, chopped||2 cloves|
|Scallion, chopped||2 stalks|
|Ginger, ground||½ teaspoon|
|Nutmeg, ground||1/8 teaspoon|
|Orange rind, grated||1 teaspoon|
|Thyme, crushed||½ teaspoon|
|Bread crumbs, finely grated||¼ cup|
- Mix all ingredients together.
- Place in 1-pound loaf pan (preferably a pan with a drip rack) and bake covered at 350°F for 50 minutes.
- Uncover pan and continue baking for 12 minutes.