Pizza Meatloaf

Most everyone loves pizza.  Meatloaf?  Maybe not.  But why meatballs and not meatloaf?  Why stuffed and flavored hamburgers and not meatloaf?  Perhaps it’s the name, or perhaps it’s the look of it.  But take all the familiar flavors of pizza and incorporate it into the loaf, roll it up with pepperoni and cheese and top with sauce and more cheese, and hopefully this recipe will change your mind about the humble meatloaf.

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Chicken, Green Chili and Black Bean Burgers

These burgers were almost called burrito or taco burgers. But uh, that sounds a little funny, and slightly unappealing. However, all those familiar burrito/taco flavors like green chilis, black beans, taco seasoning, even a little sour cream, have come together to create a delicious chicken burger that will bring some new flavors to your grill this summer. I highly recommend topping the burgers with pickled red onions, avocado and a little salsa and sour cream. No ketchup or mustard. This recipe utilizes the meat mincer attachment, one of the many attachments for the Ankarsrum mixer.

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Baked Falafel

This month we’ve tackled eating more veggies with cauliflower rice and the shredder attachment (bonus blog for subscribers only), adding whole grains to your diet with Spelt Oat Bread, and now we are rounding out the healthy eating New Year’s resolutions with a meatless meal using the meat mincer attachment: Baked Falafel.  That’s right, meat grinders aren’t just for meat.  You can use them to make veggie burgers, like Mushroom Walnut Burgers, or let it do all the work for you when making falafel.  And since this is about healthy eating, these falafel are baked instead of fried.

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