1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup quick oats or bread crumbs
Sauce (see below)
MIX meat with onion, garlic, water, lemon juice, seasonings, egg and oats, blending well.
SHAPE in a 9- by 5-inch loaf pan sprayed with cooking spray.
BAKE at 350° for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes; drain if needed. May serve warm or chilled.
Nutrition information: Per slice, based on 8: 110 calories, 50 calories from fat, 5 grams fat, 1.5 grams saturated fat, 70 milligrams cholesterol, 60 milligrams sodium, 2 grams carbohydrates, zero grams fiber, 11 grams protein.
Seasoned Pita Tostada
For homemade pita chips for salads or dip, break a seasoned pita into pieces after baking, or cut a coated pita round into wedges before baking. There is enough mayonnaise mixture for five pita rounds.
1 pita round
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
1 teaspoon salt-free Cavender's Greek seasoning
1 teaspoon paprika
SPLIT pita into two rounds.
MIX mayonnaise and seasonings.
SPREAD thin layer on pita rounds.
BAKE at 350° until crisp like a cracker.
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