MuttLoaf Recipe


1/2 cup amaranth — *see Note
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 1/2 pounds ground chicken — or turkey
1/2 cup cottage cheese
2 whole egg
1/2 cup wheat germ
1/4 cup carrot — finely chopped
1/4 cup spinach — finely chopped
1/4 cup zucchini — finely chopped
2 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil


Add amaranth and chicken broth to sauce pan and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Set aside and let cool.

Preheat oven to 350.

In a large mixing bowl add meat, cottage cheese, veggies, and eggs. Mix thoroughly. Add wheat germ, cooled amaranth and olive oil mix well.

Add mixture to loaf pan, bake at 350 for 1 hour or until done.

Note: Amaranth can be found in a health food store, if not use barley. Barley will need 4 cups of broth and 50 minutes to cook.

Nutritional Data:

KCAL: 2501 (calories)
Calories from fat: 37%
Calories from Carbohydrates: 19%
Calories from Protein: 44%
Total Fat: 101 g
Saturated Fat: 26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 40 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 24 g
Total Carbohydrates: 119 g
Protein: 271 g
Dietary Fiber: 25 g
Cholesterol: 1024 mg

Vitamins & Minerals:

Sodium: 2381 mg
Potassium: 3391 mg
Calcium: 454 mg
Iron: 23 mg
Zinc: 27 mg
Vitamin C: 14 mg
Vitamin A: 10690 IU
Vitamin A: 1278 RE
Vitamin B6: 4.6 mg
Vitamin B12: 4.4 mcg
Thiamin B1: 1.8 mg
Riboflavin B2: 2.6 mg
Folacin: 346 mcg
Niacin: 77 mg

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