Meatloaf in Sourdough Bread

Amount

  Measure

  Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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1

  pound

  extra lean ground beef

1/4

  pound

  mushroom caps -- sliced

1

  whole

  egg

2

  tablespoons

  no salt added tomato paste

1

  small

  onion -- diced

1

  clove

  garlic -- minced

1

  teaspoon

  Italian seasoning

1/2

  teaspoon

  seasoned salt

1/4

  teaspoon

  seasoned pepper

1

  teaspoon

  low sodium Worcestershire sauce

16

  ounces

  sourdough bread

1

  cup

 cheddar cheese -- low sodium -- shredded

1

  tablespoon

  unsalted butter -- melted

1/2

  cup

  red wine

Heat oven to 375F.

Cut a thin slice from top of bread. Scoop out most of the bread and tear to make 1 1/2 cup bread crumbs.

Mix together the beef, mushrooms, onion, garlic, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, Worcestershire, bread crumbs, 1/2 cup cheese, and wine.

Spoon mix into bread shell. Brush with melted butter.

Wrap in foil and bake for 1 to 1 1/4 hours.

Fold back foil and sprinkle with remaining cheese and return loaf to oven. Bake for 2 or 3 minutes or until cheese melts.

Makes 8 Servings.
Per Serving: 391 Calories; 18g Fat (43.3% calories from fat); 21g Protein; 33g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 84mg Cholesterol; 497mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain (Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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