Mom's Meat Loaf for 2 Recipe
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Mom's Meat Loaf for 2 Recipe

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If you're looking for a hearty meal, just follow Michelle Beran's lead. The Claflin, Kansas cook whips up this delicious loaf when she's looking for a downsized main course. You'll love the pleasant sage flavor and scrumptious sauce. Plus, it's easy to double for sandwiches the next day.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/3 cup crushed saltines
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 meat loaf equals 337 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 162 mg cholesterol, 898 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat egg. Add the milk, cracker crumbs, onion, salt, sage and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into two loaves; place in a shallow baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  2. Combine the ketchup, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce; spoon over meat loaves. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160°; drain. Yield: 2 mini meat loaves.
Originally published as Mom's Meat Loaf in Cooking for 2 Fall 2005, p25

Nutritional Facts

1 meat loaf equals 337 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 162 mg cholesterol, 898 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Nov. 27, 2014

"Really good!"

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Reviewed Mar. 26, 2013

"This came out perfect and the sauce was great too. I'll surely be adding this to my dinner rotation."

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Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011

"The husband loves this one!"

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2011

"Very good recipe !!!I like the sauce on top"

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Reviewed May. 17, 2011

"I made this into meatballs and doubled the sauce.It was delicious!"

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