Main Dishes

Mummy Meat Loaf

We've given meat loaf a spook-tacular twist by transforming it into a yummy mummy simply by wrapping it in breadstick dough and topping it with sauce-covered pasta.

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1 onion, chopped

1 red pepper, chopped

2 Tbs. olive oil

2 lbs. ground beef

3 large eggs

1¼ cups quick-cook oats

1 Tbs. fresh thyme

½ cup ketchup

1 tube (11 oz.) refrigerated breadstick dough

2 cups cooked fusilli

1 cup marinara sauce
1. Heat oven to 350°F. Combine first 8 ingredients; press into greased ovenproof bowl. 2. Bake 45 min. and unmold. Drape breadsticks over meat loaf. Bake 15 min. on parchment-lined baking sheet. 3. Toss pasta and sauce. Top meat loaf with pasta. Use radish, olive and scallion for eyes, if desired.
Nutritions

Calories
330

Sodium
199mg
8% DV

Fat
17g
27% DV

Protein
21g
42% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV