Meat Loaf With Red Bell Peppers Recipe

Summary

Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
 Onions2 , finely chopped
 Smoked bacon1⁄4 Pound, rind removed and diced (Streaky Bacon)
 Red bell peppers2 , rinsed, seeded and diced
 Eggs3
 Ground beef1 1⁄4 Pound (Minced Beef)
 Breadcrumbs5 Tablespoon
 Concentrated tomato juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Allspice1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dried mixed herbs1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pine kernels3 Tablespoon
 Golden raisins2 Ounce (Sultanas)
 Sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Butter1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3003 Calories from Fat 1906

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 215 g330.9%

Saturated Fat 68 g340.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1083.8 mg

Sodium 2419.6 mg100.8%

Total Carbohydrates 143 g47.8%

Dietary Fiber 17.1 g68.3%

Sugars 65.9 g

Protein 147 g293.2%

Vitamin A 174.2% Vitamin C 582.3%

Calcium 34.6% Iron 89.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Puree the garlic, onions and bacon in a food processor.
Put the puree into a casserole.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
Add the peppers to the onions and bacon.
Cover and micro wave on HIGH for 6 minutes.
Break the eggs into a bowl and whisk thoroughly with a balloon whisk.
Put the ground (minced) beef into a large bowl.
Add the breadcrumbs, tomato juice, allspice, mixed herbs, pine kernels, raisins (sultanas) and sugar.
Season with salt and pepper and mix well.
Add the beaten eggs and the vegetable puree to the meat mixture.
Stir very thoroughly.
Butter the base of a 1 1/2 quart (1.5 litre /2 3/4 pint) pyrex cake mold (mould) and pour in the mixture.
Press down with a spatula to eliminate air pockets.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 13 minutes.
Leave the meat loaf to stand for at least 5 minutes.
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