• Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 4 small loaf pans (5 x 3 x 2-inch) with nonstick cooking spray.

  • In a large bowl, mix together beef, oats, applesauce, squash, carrots, ketchup, egg, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Spoon into prepared loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes or until internal temperature registers 160 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer. Cool slightly before turning out.

  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss together sweet potatoes, olive oil and smoked paprika. Place on baking sheet and bake with meat loaf for 45 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt.

  • Serve meat loaf with the sweet potatoes. Accompany with steamed broccoli, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

454 calories; 13 g total fat; 141 mg cholesterol; 667 mg sodium. 47 g carbohydrates; 37 g protein;