Monday, January 16, 2012

Lean Meatloaf

Love Meatloaf? Well then here is a way to make this classic dish without the fat and calories and still have juicy meatloaf!

Ingredients
1pound ground turkey breast
1pound ground extra lean beef
1/4cup sun dried tomatoes, chopped
1cup onion, chopped
1cup green bell pepper, chopped
1/2cup carrot, chopped
1cup celery, chopped
1cup zucchini, grated
4cloves garlic, chopped
1/2cup bread crumbs, dry
1/4cup flaxseed meal
1/4teaspoon pepper
1/2teaspoon thyme, fresh
1/2cup parsley, minced
2eggs, whole
1/4cup chicken broth
Directions
  1. put all the vegetables into the well of a food processor and chop fine
  2. beat the eggs with the chicken broth
  3. put all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix completely
  4. place in a large oiled or sprayed loaf pan, patting firmly and tapping on the counter several times to eliminate air pockets.
  5. insert a meat thermometer
  6. put the loaf pan on a baking sheet and place in a preheated 350 degree oven
  7. Bake for 1 1/2 hours or until the thermometer registers 150 to160 degrees. Do not overcook the meatloaf.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool on a rack (do not remove the meat thermometer) for at least 20 minutes
  9. Remove the meat thermometer, which should show an increase in temperature.
  10. Unmold onto a warm platter and slice into 10 slices.


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