Have you ever bought an ingredient for a recipe then changed your mind a million times about what exactly you are going to cook with it?
I am so pleased I waited a couple of days to let this recipe develop in my head!
With the weather being so nice it’s hard to decide what to have for tea and having a strategy in place so you can have something either hot or cold is great and so useful. There is always one of the family that says – “I fancy something cold” or “I fancy something hot”
This recipe ticks both boxes. It can be reheated, place a cold slice in a frying pan and heat until piping hot or enjoy a slice with a salad. I should have called it Hot Weather Strategy Loaf!!
The Lo-Dough is not only an incredible wrap, a pastry alternative and much more, it is a remarkable carrier and filler to ensure a lighter less dense meat loaf, yet at the same time helping to retain all those lovely juices to maximise flavour.
1 piece of Lo-Dough blitzed into crumb
500gms less than 5% Fat minced Pork
1 medium red onion finely chopped
1 red pepper finely chopped
2 garlic gloves grated or crushed and chopped
2 tsp parsley
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp onion salt
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp tomato purée
1/2 tsp chilli flakes
1/2 tsp mustard powder
1 large egg
Salt and pepper
To make this Mediterranean Pork Meat Loaf you will need
A food processor
A large loaf tin
Non stick frying pan
Pre heat oven to Gas 5 Electric 190 Fan 170
In a non stick frying pan sauté the onion for 5-6 mins until softened, add the peppers and garlic and sauté for a further 3 mins until the peppers soften slightly then let cool slightly l.
Meanwhile place all the other ingredients into a bowl
Add the peppers and onions and mix thoroughly
Place into a Loaf tin and press down firmly
Cover with foil and place in the oven for 1 hour
Remove the foil, baste and return to the oven for another 20 mins until golden brown. Allow to cool slightly before slicing
112 calories per portion
Carbs 5 gms
Fat 3 gms
Protein 16 gms
If you are on Slimming World this meatloaf is only 2 syns for the whole loaf. You can have a huge quarter of this for just 1/2 a syn. Please check your own syn values however to protect your own weight loss journey.