Skip to comments.Weekly Cooking Thread - February 19, 2011
Posted on 02/19/2011 5:07:06 AM PST by libertarian27
Welcome to the 11th installment of the FR Weekly Cooking Thread.
Looking for something new to make or made something new that came out great?
Please share a 'tried-and-true' recipe or two for fellow FReepers to add to their 'go-to' recipe stack of Family favorites?
Here's the place to share and explore your next favorite recipe.
|Best Basic Meat Loaf
|1-1/2 pounds extra lean ground beef
1 cup finely chopped onion or 2 tablespoons
dehydrated minced onion
4 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup old fashioned oats
| 2 large egg whites or 1 egg
1 cup chili sauce, divided
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
Preheat oven to 375 F. Put onion, garlic, ground beef, oats, egg 1/2 cup chili sauce pepper and salt, if desired into mixing bowl. Mix well; pack into 9x5-inch loaf pan. Spoon remaining 1/2 cup of chili sauce over top of meat loaf. Bake 50-55 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 F. Let stand in pan 5 minutes. Pour off any juices from pan. Cut into slices to serve. Makes 6 servings.
Per serving: Calories: 263, Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 70mg, Sodium: 690mg, Carbohydrates: 18g, Dietary Fiber: 4, Protein: 28g
Diabetic Exchange: 3 meat, 1 starch.
Recap of this week’s Recipes
Dessert* 24 Poormans Toffee
Dessert* 27 Cinnamon Graham-Apple Crisp
Dessert* 40 Pioneer Womans Cinnamon Rolls
Dessert* 49 Trillians Crack
Ingredient* 30 SUBSTITUTES: PHILADELPHIA CREAM CHEESE, OTHERS
Meal* 25 Adobo Chicken with ginger
Meal* 28 Almond Butter Chicken with Orange Sauce
Meal* 29 BBQ Pork Tenderloin with Apricot-Ginger Sauce
Meal* 43 Adobo Chicken
Meal* 59 Sauerbraten
Meal* 61 Best Basic Meat Loaf
Side* 23 Sweet Cole Slaw
Side* 37 Butternut Squash and Scallion Risotto
Side* 37 Parmesan Swiss Chard
Side* 53 Pasta and Kidney Bean Salad
Side* 60 Red Cabbage and Apples
(Please don’t add any further recipes on this thread - join us at this week’s recipe thread)
Diabetic/ Lowfat Recipe for Meatloaf
2# ground beef
1 cup of Oatmeal
1 jar med sized, salsa
Mix together and bake at 350 for 1-1.5hrs. Voila.
|Zucchini Apple Crisp
|8 cups sliced zucchini (cut like apple slices)
3/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1-1/3 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup rolled oats
2/3 cup butter, softened
Whipped cream or ice cream, optional
|Peel and slice zucchini in half the long way. Run a spoon down the center to remove seeds. Slice like you would for apple pie.
In a bowl, combine the zucchini, lemon juice, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; mix well. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. For topping, combine brown sugar, flour, oats and butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over zucchini Bake at 375° for 50 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream if desired.
Yield: 12-16 servings. Serving size: 1 cup.
Per serving: Calories: 219, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 20mg, Sodium: 87mg, Carbohydrates: 36g, Dietary Fiber: 2g, Protein: 2g
Tastes just like apple crisp. Comes in handy when you have a lot of zucchini and don't know what to do with it. Plus zucchini has less natural sugars than apples, so if you were inclined to use artificial sweeteners this would be more diabetic friendly.
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