California Avocado Veggie-Packed Meatloaf

California Avocado Veggie-Packed Meatloaf

Avocados are one of the most popular ingredients in a variety of dishes from all over the world. They are a great addition to any meal, especially since they are a rich source of heart healthy fats that keep you feeling full and satisfied. That’s why this delicious California Avocado Veggie-Packed Meatloaf is the perfect comfort food dish! This recipe packs a powerful nutrition punch, as it contains vegetables, canned tomatoes and avocado, making it a lot more nutritious than regular meatloaf. This high-quality protein-filled meal can be served with roasted potatoes, brown rice, or quinoa on the side, making it great for lunch leftovers and dinner meal preps throughout the week.

One of the other key ingredients in this nutrient-packed meatloaf is canned diced tomatoes—another fan favorite food found in various dishes around the globe. The incorporation of canned tomatoes enhance the flavor and juiciness of the meal itself, making it something the whole family will enjoy. Since this dish contains canned tomatoes (which are a wonderful source of the antioxidant lycopene) and other vitamins and minerals from the vegetables, you have a great source of nutrients and protein for your next meal! Not only is this meatloaf healthy and delicious, but it can be easily prepared in no time at all. The best part about this dish is that those who aren’t huge fans of vegetables will be able to genuinely enjoy it because the vegetables are hidden. This goes to show that adding more vegetables to your diet is not as difficult as you may think it is!

Get the full recipe by visiting our friends at California Avocados.

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Tuscan Potatoes and Vegetables

Tuscan Potatoes and Vegetables

Tuscan Potatoes and Vegetables

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Serves: 4
 
Recipe By Potato Goodness Potatoes and summer vegetables make a bright and healthy warm-weather side dish. If requiring a gluten-free recipe, check the label of the indicated (*) recipe ingredients to ensure they are gluten-free. Tuscan Potatoes and Vegetables
Ingredients
  • 2 MEDIUM RUSSET, WHITE OR YELLOW-FLESH POTATOES OR 3 TO 4 SMALL RED POTATOES
  • 1 MEDIUM ZUCCHINI
  • 1 MEDIUM YELLOW SUMMER SQUASH
  • 1 CAN (14½ OUNCES) DICED TOMATOES
  • ½ CUP DICED YELLOW ONION
  • 1 TEASPOON ITALIAN SEASONING*
  • ¼ TEASPOON GRANULATED GARLIC
  • ½ CUP GRATED PARMESAN CHEESE*
 
Instructions
  1. CUT POTATOES, ZUCCHINI AND SQUASH INTO ½-INCH CUBES. PLACE IN MICROWAVE-SAFE DISH. ADD TOMATOES, ONION, ITALIAN SEASONING AND GARLIC AND MIX WELL. SPRINKLE WITH CHEESE. COVER TIGHTLY WITH LID OR PLASTIC WRAP. MICROWAVE ON HIGH FOR 17 MINUTES (COOKING TIME MAY VARY DEPENDING ON YOUR MICROWAVE) OR UNTIL POTATOES ARE DONE. LET SIT FOR TWO MINUTES. USE OVEN MITTS OR TONGS TO REMOVE FROM MICROWAVE. REMOVE PLASTIC WRAP CAREFULLY TO PREVENT BURNS FROM STEAM.
 
 
 
 
 


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