Italian-Style Meat Loaf  

Ingredients

  • 1 can (6 ounces) no-salt-added tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 lb 95% lean ground beef
  • 3/4 lb 93% lean ground turkey breast
  • 1 cup fresh whole wheat bread crumbs (2 slices whole wheat bread)
  • 1/2 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1/4 cup cholessterol-free egg substitute or 2 egg whites

Temperature: 350 ° F

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine tomato paste, water, wine, garlic, basil, oregano and salt in small Emile Henry stewpot. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes. Set aside.
2. Combine beef, turkey, bread crumbs, zucchini, egg substitute and 1/2 cup reserved tomato mixture in large Emile Henry mixing bowl. Mix well. Shape into loaf; place in ungreased 9X5-inch Emile Henry loaf pan. Bake 45 minutes. Discard any drippings. Pour 1/2 cup remaining tomato mixture over top of loaf. Bake 15 minutes more. Place on serving platter. Cool 10 minutes before cutting into 8 slices.

Nutrition per Serving:
(Serving size = 1 slice)
Calories = 187
Total fat = 6 g
Saturated fat = 2 g
Cholesterol = 56 mg
Carbohydrate = 12 g
Protein = 19 g
Fiber = 2 g
Sodium = 212 mg

Dietary Exchanges:
Meat = 2
Starch = 1