Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf

Source: Pulse Canada

Yield: Serves 4

Nutrition (¼ pan)

Calories 442 ;
Protein 38 g;
Fat 15 g;
Carbohydrates 38 g;
Sodium 828 mg;
Saturated Fat 6 g;
Potassium 812 mg;
Fibre 3 g;
Qty.Ingredient
1can (8oz) tomato sauce1
1/4 cpacked brown sugar50 mL
1 tspdry mustard5 mL
1/2 tspchili powder2 mL
1/4 tspground cloves1 mL
1garlic clove, minced1
1 tbspgluten-free worcestershire sauce15 mL
1large egg, beaten1
1/2 cbean puree125 mL
1/2 cgluten-free bread crumbs125 mL
1 tbspdried minced onion15 mL
1/2 tsptable salt2 mL
1/4 tspblack pepper1 mL
1 lbextra-lean ground beef450 g

PREPARATION TIME: 10 MIN. / COOKING TIME: 40 TO 45 MIN.

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Lightly grease an 8×8-inch square pan. In a small bowl, whisk together the tomato sauce, sugar, mustard, chilli powder, cloves, garlic and worcestershire sauce until well blended.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together half of the tomato mixture, the egg, lentil or bean purée, bread crumbs, onion, salt and pepper until well blended. Add the ground beef and mix with a spatula or with your hands until well blended. Place the mixture in the pan and spread the remaining tomato mixture on top.

3. Bake until nicely browned or until an instant-read thermometer registers 165ºF (74ºC) degrees when inserted into the center of the loaf, about 40 to 45 minutes.

Serve Immediately