Rich Spanish Meat Loaf Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 20 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Ground meat1 1⁄2 Pound
 Canned chickpeas1 Cup (16 tbs), drained
 Tomato sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Seedless raisins1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Stuffed olives1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Green pepper1 Small, chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 301 Calories from Fat 99

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.1%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g18.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 110.5 mg

Sodium 371.4 mg15.5%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.2%

Sugars 7.6 g

Protein 28 g56.3%

Vitamin A 3.8% Vitamin C 28.6%

Calcium 6.2% Iron 12.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Toss together lightly but thoroughly meat, chick-peas, tomato sauce, raisins, olives, onion, green pepper, and garlic.
Add eggs to bind and season with oregano, salt, and pepper to taste.
Pack into loaf pan or 1 1/2 -quart casserole greased with bacon fat.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 1 1/4 hours.