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Cheesy meatloaf minis

Cheesy Meat Loaf Minis
meatloaf minis

Ingredients:

1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs (about 1 ounce) (I used 1 slice of low carb bread-my favorite is Sara Lee Healthy Multi-grain= 6 net carbs/slice)
Cooking spray
1 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 cup ketchup, divided (Heinz makes a reduced sugar ketchup)
3 ounces white cheddar cheese, diced (I used 4 oz. of colby jack cheese cubes and cut the cubes in half).
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 pounds ground sirloin
1 large egg, lightly beaten

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425°. Toast bread crumbs in a skillet over medium-high heat for 3 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently.

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and coat with with cooking spray. Saute onion and garlic for 3 minutes.

Combine onion mixture, breadcrumbs, 1/4 cup ketchup, and remaining ingredients in a bowl. Shape mixture into 6 (4 x 2-inch) loaves on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Spread 2 teaspoons ketchup over each.

Bake for 25 minutes or until done.

You can bake these as small 4×2 loaves or just cook as 1 full loaf in a 6×9 greased loaf dish. If you prepare as 1 full loaf instead of minis-then bake at 425 for 45 minutes.

This goes great with “mock” garlic mashed potatoes (http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/mock-garlic-mashed-potatoes-recipe.html) and a side of green beans.

 

Recipe credit: Cooking Light

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Pakistani Kima

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 30 mins
An easy one-pan skillet meal with delicious flavor and aroma. Kids love this!
Author: Wellness Mama
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Pakistani
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients:
  • 1 large onion, finely diced
  • 1 pound ground beef (or venison, buffalo, etc)
  • 1 (15 ounce) can or jar of diced tomatoes (organic, no BPA), drained or 2 medium fresh tomatoes
  • ¼ cup butter (1/2 stick)
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder or more to taste
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced into small pieces
  • 1 pound fresh or frozen green beans
  • 1 teaspoon each of salt, pepper, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric and garlic powder (or more to taste)
Instructions:
  1. Melt butter in a large skillet and add diced onion. Cook three minutes or until starting to become translucent.
  2. Add ground meat and cook until well browned. While cooking, add curry powder, salt, pepper, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric and garlic salt.
  3. Once meat is browned, add the diced tomatoes (drain off liquid first!), peeled and diced sweet potatoes, green beans and any additional spices if needed.
  4. Cover pan and simmer 20+ minutes or until sweet potatoes have softened. Check after ten minutes and add a couple tablespoons of water or chicken broth if needed.
  5. Serve warm and enjoy!

Recipe modified and taken from: http://wellnessmama.com/5228/pakistani-kima/

*Fast and tasty recipe that is low carb and super tasty!!

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