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Comfort food the light way

I got this recipe for healthy meatloaf in a P90X Beachbody email and had to share it with you. It has 24 grams of protein per serving and is loaded with healthy veggies. I made a few substitutions (I cut the recipe in half, used a mixture of lean ground beef and turkey, and swapped in apples for the celery). It’s great with a green salad for dinner!

 

1 1/2 lbs. extra-lean ground beef or ground turkey breast

2 egg whites

1/2 tsp. chopped garlic

1/2 cup chopped onions

1/2 cup chopped green pepper

3/4 cup finely chopped celery

1/2 cup unsweetened tomato sauce

1 cup rolled oats

1 tsp. Dijon mustard

1 Tbsp. dried parsley

Salt and pepper to taste

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place all ingredients in a large bowl and mix together with wooden spoons or hands. Place on cutting board or waxed paper and shape into loaf, then place in loaf pan and bake for about 1 hour. Depending on the shape and thickness of the loaf, it may need to cook for slightly longer. Serves 6.

 

If you love this meatloaf try this vegetable and turkey meatball recipe. For just 110 calories 2 meatballs pack 17g of protein!

 

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