*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             VEGIE GARDEN LOAF
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           Olive oil
      1/2   c            Chopped onion
      1/2   c            Grated zucchini
    1       c            Sliced steamed carrots
    1       c            Steamed broccoli flowerettes
      3/4   c            Uncooked oatmeal
    1                    Slice whole wheat bread,
                         Crumbled
    3       tb           Oat bran
    3       oz           Shredded cheddar cheese
      1/2   c            Tomato sauce
    1                    Egg
    1                    Egg white
      1/4   ts           Each salt, pepper and sage
      1/2   ts           Dried thyme
      1/4   c            Chopped parsley
    6       tb           Grated Parmesan Cheese
 
   1.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
   
   2.  In small skillet heat olive oil and saute onion
     until translucent, about 5 minutes.
   
   3.  In large bowl combine zucchini, carrot, broccoli,
     oatmeal, breadcrumbs, oat bran and cheese.
   
   4.  In small bowl beat together tomato sauce, egg and
     egg white, seasonings and Parmesan.
   
   5.  Combine all ingredients and stir thoroughly to mix.
   
   6.  Turn mixture into 9x5-inch loaf pan coated with
     non-stick spray.
   
   7.  Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until firm.  Let stand
     15 minutes before slicing.
   
   Why the sudden interest in oat bran?  Oat bran is the
   fibrous outer layer of the oat grain, which is
   generally removed when the grain is processed into
   oatmeal. Now that we know the importance of fiber in a
   well balanced diet, it is a good practice to put some
   of that oat bran back into our food.
   
   DEAL-A-MEAL CARDS USED:  1 Bread 1 Meat 1 Vegetable
                          1 Fat 198 Calories
   
   Source: Richard Simmons Deal-A-Meal Golden Edition
   Cookbook
   
   Enjoy!
  
 
 
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