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This recipe is well-suited for families who like home-cooked meals but don't always eat together. Store the meat loaves in the refrigerator for up to a day. Cook them all at once or one at a time.

Cynthia DePersio
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2003

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Yield:
9 servings (serving size: 1 meat loaf)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°.

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  • Place bread slices in a food processor, and pulse 10 times or until fine crumbs measure 1 1/4 cups.

  • Heat a medium nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Place onion in food processor. Add bell peppers, and pulse 10 times or until the bell peppers are chopped.

  • Combine breadcrumbs, onion mixture, cheese, pesto, salt, turkey, beef, and egg. Divide beef mixture into 9 equal portions, shaping each into a (3 x 1-inch) loaf. Place loaves on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 18 minutes or until lightly browned. Spoon about 1 1/2 teaspoons sauce over each loaf. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160°.

Nutrition Facts

178 calories; calories from fat 33%; fat 6.6g; saturated fat 2.5g; mono fat 2.4g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 22.1g; carbohydrates 6g; fiber 0.6g; cholesterol 85mg; iron 1.9mg; sodium 364mg; calcium 44mg.
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