Amazing Meatloaf

Amount

  Measure

  Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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1

  tablespoon

  unsalted butter

5

  ounces

 water chestnuts -- minced fine

4

  ounces

  mushroom caps -- minced fine

1

  medium

  shallot -- minced fine

1

  clove

  garlic -- minced fine

1/2

  cup

  panko

1/4

  cup

  red wine

1

  whole

  egg

1/2

  teaspoon

  seasoned salt

1/4

  teaspoon

  seasoned pepper

1

  tablespoon

 no salt added tomato paste

1/4

  teaspoon

  dried basil

1/4

  teaspoon

  dried marjoram

1/4

  teaspoon

  dried thyme

1

  tablespoon

  low sodium Worcestershire sauce

1 1/2

  pounds

  extra lean ground beef

1/2

  cup

  barbecue sauce


Heat oven to 350F.

Melt butter in small saucepan. Add water chestnuts, mushrooms, shallot, and garlic. Cook until softened and starting to brown.

In meantime soak panko in red wine.

Add shallot mixture to panko along with egg, salt, pepper, tomato paste, basil, marjoram, thyme, and Worcestershire sauce. Mix thoroughly.

Add beef and mix until just incorporated. Don't over mix or meatloaf will be tough.

Cover a rack with foil and poke holes in it. Put on top of baking pan.

Form meatloaf into a rectangle on the foil and over holes.

Brush with barbecue sauce.

Bake for 1 to 1 1/4 hours or until done.

Notes: Use you favorite barbecue sauce.

Makes 12 Servings.

Per Serving:
186 Calories; 11g Fat (56.9% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 59mg Cholesterol; 204mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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