This is my favorite meal.
2 1/2 pounds ground beef
3/4 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup chopped green pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups old-fashioned oats, uncooked
2 tablespoons tomato puree or ketchup
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon creole seasoning
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 egg whites
3 tablespoons milk
ketchup, tomato sauce, OR salsa
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Mix together all of the ingredients except the ketchup.
Shape into 1 or 2 loaves and place in a 9 by 13 inch baking dish.
Using the back of a wooden spoon or your finger, make three 1/8 inch slashes diagonally across the top.
Bake for 45-60 minutes or until it is no longer pink in the middle.
Drain off any juices.
Serve with ketchup, tomato sauce, or salsa.