16oz ground 90% lean turkey or beef 6Tablespoons (1½oz)dried fine bread crumbs ½ cup finely chopped onion ½ cup finely chopped green bell pepper ½ cup (one 2.5oz jar)sliced mushrooms, drained 1/3 cup (1½ oz)sliced ripe olives 1 ¾ cup (one 15oz can) Hunt's Tomato Sauce* 2 tsp Italian seasoning* ½ tsp pour-able sugar twin ¾ cup (3oz)shredded Kraft reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
Place a small custard cup in center of a deep-dish 9" glass pie plate or use microwave ring mold. Spray pie plate with olive oil-flavored cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine meat, bread crumbs, onion, green pepper, mushrooms, olives, ½ cup tomato sauce, & 1 tsp Italian seasoning. Mix well to combine. Evenly spread meat mixture into pie plate. Stir remaining 1 tsp Italian seasoning & Sugar Twin into remaining tomato sauce. Spread sauce mixture evenly over meat mixture. Microwave on HIGH(100% power) for 10 min. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese evenly over top. Turn dish & continue microwaving on HIGH an additional 8 min. Place pie plate on a wire rack & let set for 5 min. Cut into 6 servings.
Each serving equals: HE: 2 2/3 protein 1 2/3 vegetable 1/3 bread ¼fat
(Joanna writes: "Every diner and truckstop features this American standby, so I knew I needed to find a way to make it using a slow cooker. It's a little untraditional, I admit it, but the comforting feeling is there in every bite!")
24 ounces extra lean ground turkey or beef 1 cup finely chopped onion 4 slices reduced-calorie white bread, torn into small pieces 2 teaspoons prepared yellow mustard 1 tablespoon pourable Splenda or Sugar Twin 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes 1 cup (one 8-ounce can) Hunt's Tomato Sauce
Spray a slow cooker container with butter-flavored cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine meat, onion, bread pieces, mustard, and 1/2 cup tomato sauce. Mix well to combine. Form into a large ball. Place in prepared slow cooker container. Stir Splenda and parsley flakes into remaining 1/2 cup tomato sauce and spoon mixture evenly over meat loaf. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours. Divide into 8 servings. When serving, evenly spoon sauce over top.
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