From Meat-and-Grain Loaf

Original Source: (adapted from Mark Bittman’s Food Matters)

1 lb lean ground beef
1 lb raw spinach leaves (blanched, drained, water squeezed out and roughly chopped – feel free to skip this by just buying a packet of frozen spinach and thawing)
1 onion chopped fine
2-3 cloves garlic pressed, grated or chopped fine
2 cups cooked grains (I like it with Millet best, but barley or brown rice also work well)
Cumin (to taste)
Cayenne (to taste)
Salt (to taste)
Pepper (to taste)
1 egg

  1. Put everything in a bowl. Squish about gently with fingers until evenly mixed.
  2. Form into a loaf (in a loaf pan), burger patties (I make 8 large patties with this recipe) or balls of any size.
  3. Bake at 400 F until done (about 30 minutes for burgers) [wyn: It took an hour for the loaf to cook through.]

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