1 (6 ounce) can no-salt-added tomato paste
1/2 cup dry red wine
1/2 cup water
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt
16 ounces ground turkey breast (or ground beef)
1 cup old-fashioned oatmeal
1/4 cup liquid egg substitute (or 1 egg)
1/4 cup grated parmesan + 2 Tbsp. grated parmesan
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
Preheat the oven to 350° F. Combine the tomato paste, wine, water, garlic, basil, thyme, oregano, rosemary, and salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Set aside.
Combine the turkey, oatmeal, egg substitute, parmesan, Worcestershire sauce, and 1/2 cup of the tomato mixture in a large bowl. Mix well. Shape into a loaf and place into an ungreased 8″ x 4″ loaf pan. Bake for 45 minutes. Discard any drippings. Pour 1/2 cup of the remaining tomato mixture over the top of the loaf and sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan. Bake for an additional 15 minutes.
Place on a serving platter. Cool for 10 minutes before slicing. Serve the remaining tomato sauce on the side.
With ground turkey (per serving): 24 Carb, 44 Protein, 10 Fat, 380 Calories
With 80% lean ground beef: 24 Carb, 44 Protein, 24 Fat, 499 Calories
With 85% lean ground beef: 24 Carb, 46 Protein, 18 Fat, 455 Calories
With 90% lean ground beef: 24 Carb, 47 Protein, 12 Fat, 410 Calories
With 95% lean ground beef: 24 Carb, 49 Protein, 7 Fat, 366 Calories
Recipe courtesy of Jen. She says: “I don’t really have many of my favorite recipes typed up at this point, but I do have one – it’s called South Beach Meatloaf, but it’s not really – I took a recipe for South Beach Meatloaf and added a bunch of stuff to it to make it tastier (but not bad for you). Use it if you like…”