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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

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