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Sage Meat Loaf Recipe
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Sage Meat Loaf Recipe

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"As a child, I loved coming home from school to the aroma of Mom's meat loaf baking in he oven. I've never tasted another meat loaf quite as good as this recipe." —Emily Dennis Hancock, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 65 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 65 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup crushed saltines
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 336 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 113 mg cholesterol, 757 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Pat meat mixture into an ungreased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50 minutes.
  2. Combine the ketchup, brown sugar, mustard and nutmeg; spread over top. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sage Meat Loaf in Taste of Home August/September 2008, p45

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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


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Reviewed Mar. 6, 2016

"Only one of four diners didn't like it. He didn't like the sage in meatloaf. It was a good texture and seasoning, and the sauce was good."

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2015

"While this is a pretty good meat loaf, I'm giving my 5 stars to the sauce. There are only two of us, but I usually triple or quadruple the sauce recipe to use as a spread on meat loaf sandwiches."

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Reviewed Apr. 22, 2015

"It came out of the pan very easily. It tasted very good even though ran out of sage so i used basil instead....."

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Reviewed Jan. 14, 2013

"I found this recipe, just ok. A better recipe is "Slow cooked Meat Loaf" from QuickCooking,Mar of 98. I exchanged the 2 slices of bread in that recipe for soda crackers, 1 cup. Also you cook carrots and potatoes along with it for one pot dinner!"

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2012

"It was okay but not awesome"

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