Healthy Father's Day Recipes: Mashie-Topped BBQ Meatloaf

Jun 16 2016
You wanna treat the dad in your life to a tasty and hearty meal... but you also want it to be on the better-for-you side. Good news: These dude-food dishes are secretly healthy!

Hungry Girl's Healthy BBQ Meatloaf & Mashies Recipe

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1/5th of meatloaf (2 slices, about 3/4 inch thick): 234 calories, 5.5g total fat (2.5g sat. fat), 515mg sodium, 21.5g carbs, 3g fiber, 8.5g sugars, 23g protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 5*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 5*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 5*

Dad will never guess there's cauliflower in those mashed potatoes... Never!

Prep: 25 minutes
Cook: 50 minutes

Ingredients:

Meatloaf

1 lb. extra-lean ground beef (4% fat or less)

3/4 cup finely chopped onion

3/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper

1/4 cup whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs

1/4 cup (about 2 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. onion powder

1/4 tsp. each salt and black pepper

2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup + 2 tbsp. BBQ sauce with 45 calories or less per 2-tbsp. serving

 

Mashies

3 cups cauliflower florets (about 1/2 medium head of cauliflower)

5 oz. russet potato (about half of a medium potato), peeled and cubed

2 tbsp. light sour cream

1 tbsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. onion powder

1/8 tsp. salt

Dash black pepper

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 9" X 5" loaf pan with nonstick spray.

In a large bowl, combine all meatloaf ingredients except BBQ sauce. Add 1/4 cup BBQ sauce, and mix thoroughly.

Transfer mixture to the loaf pan, and smooth out the top. Evenly top with remaining 2 tbsp. BBQ sauce.

Bake until cooked through, about 50 minutes.

Meanwhile, bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Add cauliflower and potato. Once returned to a boil, reduce heat to medium. Cook until very tender, 15 - 20 minutes.

Drain and transfer cauliflower and potato to a medium bowl. Add remaining mashie ingredients. Thoroughly mash and mix.

Carefully transfer meatloaf to a large plate, draining any excess liquid.

Evenly top with mashies, and smooth out the top.
 

MAKES 5 SERVINGS

HG Tip: For extra-creamy mashies, blend them in a blender or food processor until smooth.

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