/ Main Dishes
Surprise Meat Loaf Squares
eggplant, pared, finely chopped
can stewed tomatoes
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.