Increase the fiber in your diet by preparing this easy-to-make meatloaf. Great served hot or even better in a sandwich the next day.
1 (15-ounce) can mixed vegetables, drained
2 pounds lean ground beef
1/4 cup wheat germ
1/4 cup bran
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup tomato ketchup
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan; set aside.
- Pour vegetables into a large mixing bowl; mash mixed vegetables as fine as possible. Add ground beef, wheat germ, bran, salt and pepper and combine thoroughly. Add more bran or wheat germ if needed to make a firm mixture.
- Form into loaf and place in prepared loaf pan. Spread ketchup on top.
- Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until firm.
Makes 6 servings.