Meat Loaf on Ciabatta

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS
SERVING SIZE: 1 SANDWICH
MAKES: 4 SANDWICHES
PREP: 20 MINS
BAKE: 22 MINS 375°F

 

 

 


Ingredients

5 ciabatta buns or sandwich rolls

1 egg

1 14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, drained

2 tablespoons snipped fresh basil

1 pound lean ground beef or ground turkey

4 ounces mozzarella cheese, sliced

1 cup fresh spinach leaves


Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a food processor, process one of the buns until coarse crumbs form. Measure 3/4 cup of the crumbs; set aside remaining crumbs for another use.
  2. In bowl combine egg, 1 cup of the tomatoes, the 3/4 cup bread crumbs, and basil. Add beef and mix well. Divide into four portions and shape each into a 4-inch square. Place on unheated rack of broiler pan. Bake 20 minutes (160 degrees F). Top with cheese. Bake 2 minutes more. Serve meat loaves on buns, with spinach and remaining tomatoes. Makes 4 sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts (Meat Loaf on Ciabatta)

Per serving: 531 kcal , 25 g fat (12 g sat. fat , 1 g polyunsaturated fat , 8 g monounsaturated fat ), 153 mg chol. , 598 mg sodium , 40 g carb. , 8 g fiber , 8 g sugar , 37 g pro.