Meat Loaf

National Melba Toast Day is here!  Melba Toast is dry, thinly sliced toast.  It can help the meatloaf ingredients stick together and hold its shape while cooking.

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Meat Loaf


1.5 Protein
2 Vegetables
1 Starch

1 serving Ground Sirloin (or Ground Turkey if preferred)
½ serving Green Peppers, chopped
¼ serving Onion, chopped
½ serving Mushrooms, fresh sliced
½ serving Tomatoes, chopped
¼ serving Celery, chopped
1 Tbsp. each: Dried Basil Leaves, Dried Parsley Flakes, Cinnamon and Pepper
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1 Egg
1 serving Worcestershire Sauce
1 serving Melba Toast or 1 slice of Diet Bread, crumbled in food processor

Put all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Mix together until thoroughly combined. Put mixture into a small baking dish, spreading evenly, making a finger width space between the edge of baking dish and mixture. Place into oven and bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes.