Surprise Meat Loaf Squares

Surprise Meat Loaf Squares Recipe

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1.5 lb
lean ground beef
2 c
eggplant, pared, finely chopped
1/2 c
onion, chopped
1 large
1/2 c
1/4 c
quick cooking oats
1.5 tsp
1/2 tsp
basil, leaves
16 oz
can stewed tomatoes
garlic clove, minced
1 Tbsp
3/4 tsp

How to Make Surprise Meat Loaf Squares


  • 1Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Mix the meat, eggplant, onion, egg, milk, oats, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and the basil together.
  • 3Spread the mixture into an ungreased baking pan 8x8x2 or 9x9x2-inches.
  • 4Bake uncovered for 45 to 50 minutes.
  • 5Drain off the excess fat.
  • 6Mix the tomatoes, garlic, cornstarch and 3/4 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan.
  • 7Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and boils.
  • 8Boil and stir for 1 minute.
  • 9Cut the meat loaf into squares and top with the tomato sauce when you serve it.
  • 10NOTE: Any type of summer squash can be substituted for the eggplant in this recipe.

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About Surprise Meat Loaf Squares

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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