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  1. 4 ounces ground beef or ground turkey

  2. 1/2 cup any assorted fresh vegetables, grated or chopped very fine (carrots, green beans, peas, mushrooms)

  3. 1 egg

  4. 1/2 cup bread crumbs or crushed cereal such as unsweetened flake cereal (corn or wheat flakes are good) Catsup

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation: For Babies 12 months and older: Mix ground beef or ground turkey with grated vegetables , egg, and bread crumbs with your hands until they are well combined. (Add enough bread crumbs so that the loaf will hold its shape.) Shape into a 2-inch-thick meat loaf (decorate with a strip of catsup , if desired). Microwave at 100 percent, covered, for 3 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes. Yield: 1 small meat loaf (2-3 child servings) Source: Microwave Cooking For Your Baby & Child by Eileen Behan, R.D. (Villard Books) Reprinted with permission.


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