Meat Loaf With Glazed Vegetables 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Meat Loaf With Glazed Vegetables 150

Meat loaf is a popular comfort food not only because it's quick and easy to toss together but also because it's hearty and always delicious – especially this one with its glossy vegetable topping.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1 carrots diced
  • 1 eggplant diced
  • 1 zucchini diced
  • 1 sweet red pepper diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup bottled strained tomatoes (passata)
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 lb extra-lean ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup large-flake rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Method

In skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, carrot and eggplant, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 8 minutes.

Add zucchini, red pepper and garlic; cook until tender, about 6 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and 2 tbsp of the vinegar. Set aside.

In large bowl, mix together beef, eggs, parsley, rolled oats, milk, salt, pepper, remaining vinegar and half of the vegetable mixture. Press into 9- x 5-inch (2 L) loaf pan; spread remaining vegetable mixture over top.

Bake in 350ºF (180ºC) oven until digital rapid read thermometer inserted into centre reads 160ºF (71ºC), about 1¼ hours. Tent with foil and let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 358 mg
  • Sugars 6 g
  • Protein 22 g
  • Calories 246.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Potassium 582 mg
  • Cholesterol 94 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 16 g

%RDI

  • Iron 24.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 16.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 29.0
  • Vitamin C 53.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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