INDIVIDUAL PINEAPPLE MEAT LOAVES
1 beaten egg
1/2 C. quick-cooking rolled oats
1/2 C. finely chopped onion
1/4 C. finely chopped green pepper
1/4 tsp. salt
1 lb. lean ground beef
1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple (juice pack), drained
2 T. bottled sweet-and-sour sauce or barbecue sauce (optional)
In a large mixing bowl stir together egg, oats, onion, green pepper,
and salt. Add beef and pineapple; mix well.
Divide mixture into 6 equal portions. Shape each portion into a
4x2-inch loaf. Place loaves in a 13 x 9-inch pan.
Bake, uncovered, at 350ÂºF for 30 to 35 minutes or until meat is no
longer pink. Top each loaf with 1 teaspoon of the sweet-and-sour
or barbecue sauce, if desired. Makes 6 servings.
Make ahead tip:
Prepare and shape meat loaves. Wrap in freezer paper or foil;
place in airtight freezer containers or plastic freezer bags. Seal,
label, and freeze up to 1 month. Thaw overnight in refrigerator and
bake and serve as above.
Nutrition facts per serving: 186 calories, 8 g total fat, 99 mg
cholesterol, 152 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 18 g protein