Italian Meatloaf with fresh basil and Provolone cheese

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    1 cup boiling water
    1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, packed without oil
    1/2 cup ketchup
    1 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
    3/4 cup finely chopped onion
    3/4 cup chopped fresh basil
    1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded sharp provolone cheese
    2 large egg whites
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1 pound ground round
    Cooking spray
    1/3 cup ketchup

    Combine boiling water and tomatoes in a bowl; let stand 30 minutes or until soft. Drain tomatoes; finely chop.

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Combine 1/2 cup ketchup, breadcrumbs, and the next 6 ingredients (breadcrumbs through beef) in a large bowl. Add tomatoes to meat mixture.

    Shape meat mixture into a 9 x 5-inch loaf on acbroiler pan coated with cooking spray. Spread 1/3 cup ketchup over meat loaf.

    Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until a thermometer registers 160 degrees. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Cut into 12 slices.

    calories: 294 carbohydrates: 30.8 g cholesterol: 53 mg fat: 8.7 g sodium: 893 mg protein: 24.3 g
    calcium: 149 mg iron: 3.9 mg fiber: 2.5 g

    Makes 6 servings (serving size: 2 slices)
    6 points perserving
  • Mauvais : are you trying to tempt me to eat? then what in the **** am i doing on the food thread u say? lol checking up on you..
  • Hey, these are lower fat recipes at least!
  • well as long as your are being good, i will let you slide. lol
    ( i think i am just getting too giddy today)
  • That looks like a keeper....