Sweet Basil & Tarragon Meat Loaf – Salt-Free Sugar-Free Magic Seasoning Blends™


Makes 4 servings


5 tablespoons Chef Paul Prudhomme's Magic Seasoning Blends Sweet Basil & Tarragon Salt-Free Sugar-Free™(formerly Seven Herb), in all
1 pound ground beef, 85% lean or leaner
¼ cup low sodium beef stock, or water
½ cup bread crumbs
½ cup white onion, finely diced
¼ cup celery, finely diced
½ cup fresh Ancho (poblano) pepper, finely diced
2 Roma tomatoes, finely diced
1 large egg, beaten
vegetable oil spray
4 Roma tomato slices, reserved for garnish

How To Prepare

Preheat oven to 425⁰F.
Spray a 4x6 inch loaf pan with vegetable spray and coat the pan with 1 tablespoon of the Sweet Basil & Tarragon (formerly Seven Herb). Reserve 1 tablespoon of the Sweet Basil & Tarragon (formerly Seven Herb), 2 teaspoons onion and the 4 tomato slices for garnish.

In a chilled bowl or in a mixer with paddle attachment, combine ground beef, stock, breadcrumbs, onion, celery, peppers, tomatoes, egg and the remaining Sweet Basil & Tarragon (formerly Seven Herb). Place the ground meatloaf mixture in the seasoned pan and garnish the top with tomato, onion and reserved Sweet Basil & Tarragon (formerly Seven Herb).

Cook in the preheated oven for 40 minutes allowing the garnish to get brown and crispy.

Remove and let rest for 5 to 10 minutes. Slice and serve.

NOTE: Any of the savory Salt-Free Sugar-Free Seasoning Blends™ will work well in this dish and each will produce a unique and vibrant flavor. Be sure to put a bottle on the table for use as a shake-on seasoning. Apply generously for extra flavor.

Copyright © 2011 by Paul Prudhomme

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