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Italian-Style Meat Loaf
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A great recipe for classic meat loaf with an Italian twist.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hours
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 224.1
Total Carbs 10.7 g
Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
Sugars 5.1 g
Total Fat 9.9 g
Saturated Fat 3.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 668.3 mg
Protein 20.7 g
Sodium 241.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables , 2 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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6 oz  unsalted tomato paste
0 1/2 cup  red wine
0 1/2 cup  cold water
1 tsp  minced garlic
0 1/2 tsp  dried basil
0 1/2 tsp  ground oregano
0 1/4 tsp  salt
12 oz  lean ground beef (10% fat)
12 oz  ground turkey
2 piece  sliced whole wheat bread
0 1/2 cup  chopped zucchini
2 each  egg whites
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a small saucepan combine the tomato paste with wine, water, garlic, basil, oregano and salt. Bring mixture to a boil and reduce the heat to low, allowing the mixture to simmer, uncovered for 15 minutes. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine the beef, turkey, bread crumbs, zucchini, and egg whites and tomato mixture, Set aside 1 /2 cup of tomato mixture, add the rest to the meat, and mix . Shape it into a loaf and place it into an ungreased loaf pan 9X5X3-inch and bake 45 minutes.
  3. Discard any drippings. Pour the remaining 1/2 cup of tomato mixture over the top of the loaf and bake for an additional 15 minutes. Allow to cool 10 minutes before cutting into 8 slices.

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