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       Title: Surprise Meat Loaf Squares
  Categories: main dish, meats, vegetables
       Yield: 6 servings
 
   1 1/2 lb lean ground beef
       2 c  eggplant;
            -pared,finelychopped
     1/2 c  onion; chopped, 1 md
       1 ea egg; lg
     1/2 c  milk
     1/4 c  oats; quick cooking
   1 1/2 ts salt
     1/2 ts basil leaves
      16 oz tomatoes; stewed, 1 cn
       1 ea clove garlic; minced
       1 tb cornstarch
     3/4 ts salt
 
   Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Mix the meat, eggplant, onion, egg,
   milk, oats,1 1/2 ts salt and the basil together.  Spread the mixture
   into an ungreased baking pan 8 X 8 X 2 or 9 X 9 X 2-inches.  Bake
   uncovered for 45 to 50 minutes.  Drain off the excess fat.  Mix the
   tomatoes, garlic, cornstarch and 3/4 ts salt in a small saucepan.
   Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and boils.
   Boil and stir for 1 minute. Cut the meat loaf into squares and top
   with the tomato sauce when you serve it.
 
   NOTE:
 
   Any type of summer squash can be substituted for the eggplant in this
   recipe.
 
 
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