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Healthy Meatloaf

 Healthy Meatloaf
Welcome your family in from the cold with this moist and delicious meat loaf with wonderful Southwest taco flavor. This is down-home comfort food at its healthy best! —Mary Relyea, Canastota, New York
8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 55 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with mild green chilies, divided
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 pounds ground beef
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Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet, saute the onion, red pepper and garlic
  • in oil until tender. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in the bread
  • crumbs, chili powder, salt, oregano, cumin, pepper, 2/3 cup diced
  • tomatoes with green chilies, yogurt and egg. Crumble beef over
  • mixture and mix well.
  • Shape into a loaf and place in an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated
  • with cooking spray. Spoon the remaining diced tomatoes over top.

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Directions (continued)

  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until no pink
  • remains and a meat thermometer reads 160°. Drain if necessary;
  • let stand for 15 minutes before slicing. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 296 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 672 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.
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