Adding in pureed cooked rice is an easy
way to lighten up a ground beef meatloaf.
Adding in some chopped fresh mushrooms
makes this earthy tasting and even better.
This also makes a good mix for meatballs.
1 cup cooked rice
1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
2 pounds ground beef
1 can of creamed mushroom soup
1 large egg, beaten with some water
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt or to taste
Place cooked rice in a food processor and
pulse to make a thick paste, set aside in large bowl.
In same processor bowl place the chopped
fresh mushrooms and pulse into small pieces.
Add mushrooms into mixing bowl with rice puree.
Mix in ground beef, can of soup, egg, Worcestershire
pepper and salt until it's all mixed together real good.
Remove onto a baking sheet and form into a loaf.
Bake in a 350 degree F. preheated oven,
for about 60 minutes or until cooked as desired.
remove to cool before slicing and serving.