Sunday, October 16, 2011

Gimme Lean Loaf

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Kari's Gimme Lean Loaf
(serves 6)

One 14-ounce tube Gimme Lean Ground Beef Style Veggie Protein
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp ground flax seed
3 Tbsp water
1/2 cup salt-free tomato sauce
1 Tbsp parsley flakes
1 tsp basil
1/4 tsp oregano
3/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 1/4 cup oats

Topping (optional):

3 Tbsp ketchup
1 Tbsp Heinz 57 sauce

Preheat oven to 350. Lightly coat an 8x8 baking pan with cooking spray.

In a small bowl, whisk together flax seed meal and water; set aside.

In mixing bowl, crumble Gimme Lean; add tomato sauce flax seed mixture, onion, bell pepper, garlic, parsley, basil, oregano, and black pepper. With clean hands, combine the ingredients. Add oats and continue working the mixture together with hands until well-combined. Transfer mixture to baking pan and press evenly.

Combine topping ingredients and spread evenly over loaf. Cover pan with foil and bake for 1 hour. Let sit a few minutes before slicing.

Nutrition per 1/6 recipe (with topping): 280 calories, 15.9g protein, 46.3g carb., 8.3g fiber, 13.7g sugar, 2.9g fat, 949mg sodium

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