Thursday, February 27, 2014

Recipe for today: Meatloaf (Paleo)

For the meatloaf
  • 1lb grass fed ground beef
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 roasted green pepper, diced
  • ¼ cup tomato sauce
  • Sauteed mushrooms
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • ¾ cup almond flour or 1 cup almond meal *I didn't have any so I didn't use this.
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • olive oil, for saute'ing
For the sauce
  • ¾ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • fresh basil, chopped (to top-optional)

Instructions
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place a medium skillet over medium heat and add a tablespoon or two of olive oil. 
  • Then add your onions and roasted red pepper to the pan.
  • Cook until onions have become soft and translucent.
  • Once they are done cooking, add them to a bowl along with the rest of the ingredients for your meatloaf and use your hands to mix it all together.
  • Press ingredients into a cupcake pan and baking for 35-40 minutes.
  • Once your meatloaf is almost done cooking, add your sauce ingredients to a saucepan to heat up until slightly bubbly.
  • Let meatloaf cool slightly then add sauce on top. Top with some fresh basil.
  • Then eat it all up!

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