Surprise Meat Loaf Squares
eggplant, pared, finely chopped
can stewed tomatoes
Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
Mix the meat, eggplant, onion, egg, milk, oats, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and the basil together.
Spread the mixture into an ungreased baking pan 8x8x2 or 9x9x2-inches.
Bake uncovered for 45 to 50 minutes.
Drain off the excess fat.
Mix the tomatoes, garlic, cornstarch and 3/4 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan.
Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and boils.
Boil and stir for 1 minute.
Cut the meat loaf into squares and top with the tomato sauce when you serve it.
NOTE: Any type of summer squash can be substituted for the eggplant in this recipe.