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Zucchini Meat Loaf

Add nutrition in disguise—kids might eat that green veggie when it’s mixed in a tasty meat loaf.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Meat Loaf

2
eggs, slightly beaten
2
cups shredded zucchini (1 large or 2 small)
1/3
cup Progresso® plain bread crumbs
1/3
cup chopped onion
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef

Topping

1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons ketchup
1/2
teaspoon yellow mustard

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, mix all meat loaf ingredients until well blended. Press mixture into ungreased 9 1/2-inch deep-dish glass pie plate. Bake 35 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix all topping ingredients.
  • 3 Remove meat loaf from oven; pour off drippings. Spread topping over loaf. Return to oven; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until thoroughly cooked in center and meat thermometer reads 160°F. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, mix all meat loaf ingredients until well blended. Press mixture into ungreased 9 1/2-inch deep-dish glass pie plate. Bake 35 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix all topping ingredients.
  • 3 Remove meat loaf from oven; pour off drippings. Spread topping over loaf. Return to oven; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until thoroughly cooked in center and meat thermometer reads 160°F. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Baking the meat loaf in a shallow pie plate takes less time than baking it in a loaf shape. Dinner can be on the table more quickly.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.