Not Yo’ Mommas Meatloaf

Whole wheat couscous, extra lean ground beef and tons of healthy veggies makes this meatloaf a complete and satisfying meal!

15 Minutes

RatingDifficultyIntermediate

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hr 15 minsTotal Time1 hr 30 mins

 ½ cup (125 mL) ketchup
 2 tbsp (30 mL) apple cider vinegar
 1 ½ tsp (7 mL) smoked paprika
 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
 1 small cooking onion, finely diced
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 1 ½ lb (0.68 kg) Extra Lean or Lean Ground Beef
 1 egg
 ½ cup (125 mL) milk
 ½ cup (125 mL) whole wheat couscous, uncooked
 1 cup (250 mL) sweet yellow or red pepper, finely diced
 ½ cup (125 mL) EACH shredded zucchini and diced mushrooms
 2 tsp (10 mL) Worcestershire sauce

1

Preheat oven to 350°F.

2

To make topping, whisk ketchup, apple cider vinegar and smoked paprika together; set aside.

3

Heat oil over medium-high heat in non-stick skillet; pan-fry onion and garlic until golden but not browned. Transfer to large mixing bowl.

4

Add the remaining ingredients to bowl and combine thoroughly. Spread mixture into a greased 9 x 5-inch (2L) loaf pan; top with reserved sauce.

5

Bake uncovered 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until digital instant read thermometer inserted into centre of loaf reads 160°F/71°C.

6

Leftover ideas: Meatloaf is great the next day, broken up and added to pasta sauce or used to make meatloaf sandwiches, or topped with mashed potatoes.

Ingredients

 ½ cup (125 mL) ketchup
 2 tbsp (30 mL) apple cider vinegar
 1 ½ tsp (7 mL) smoked paprika
 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
 1 small cooking onion, finely diced
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 1 ½ lb (0.68 kg) Extra Lean or Lean Ground Beef
 1 egg
 ½ cup (125 mL) milk
 ½ cup (125 mL) whole wheat couscous, uncooked
 1 cup (250 mL) sweet yellow or red pepper, finely diced
 ½ cup (125 mL) EACH shredded zucchini and diced mushrooms
 2 tsp (10 mL) Worcestershire sauce

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350°F.

2

To make topping, whisk ketchup, apple cider vinegar and smoked paprika together; set aside.

3

Heat oil over medium-high heat in non-stick skillet; pan-fry onion and garlic until golden but not browned. Transfer to large mixing bowl.

4

Add the remaining ingredients to bowl and combine thoroughly. Spread mixture into a greased 9 x 5-inch (2L) loaf pan; top with reserved sauce.

5

Bake uncovered 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until digital instant read thermometer inserted into centre of loaf reads 160°F/71°C.

6

Leftover ideas: Meatloaf is great the next day, broken up and added to pasta sauce or used to make meatloaf sandwiches, or topped with mashed potatoes.

Not Yo’ Mommas Meatloaf
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