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Easy Meatloaf with Medeterenian Twist

  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chop
  Celery stick 1 , chop
  Onion 1 Medium, chop
  Olive 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (or olive tapenade)
  Juice from olives 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh oregano 2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Sour cream/Yogurt 1 Teaspoon
  Extra lean minced beef 1 Pound
  Extra lean minced pork 1 Pound (or lamb)
  Breadcrumb 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Hungarian paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cardamom powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Mozzarella cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
For topping
  Sour cream 2 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Dry tomatoes preserved in olive oil 1 Tablespoon

1. In food processor, add garlic, celery, onion, olives, and juice from olives. Blitz well.
2. Add oregano, cilantro, Dijon mustard, and sour cream. Pulse.
3. In a large bowl, combine minced beef, and pork.
4. Drop garlic onion mixture, and breadcrumb into it.
5. Add paprika, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, salt, and pepper. Mix to combine.
6. Grease a 12-inch cast iron pan with oil, and transfer meat mixture into it. Spread it evenly.
7. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, Dijon mustard, and dry tomato preserved in olive oil. Mix well.
8. Put mixture on pan, and cover the meatloaf with it. Sprinkle cheese on top.
9. Preheat oven to 400 degree F.

10. Pop the pan in oven, and bake for 45 minutes.

11. Cut and serve meatloaf warm.

You can also use any kind of oven safe dish instead of cast iron pan. If using a 10-inch pan, cook meatloaf for 50 minutes.
You can use yogurt instead of sour cream in topping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 685 Calories from Fat 441

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g75.9%

Saturated Fat 19 g95.1%

Trans Fat 0.9 g

Cholesterol 164.2 mg54.7%

Sodium 639.9 mg26.7%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.2%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 48 g96.7%

Vitamin A 19.7% Vitamin C 13.5%

Calcium 23.5% Iron 22.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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