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Basic Meat Loaf

Since I can't have much salt, I've come up with a recipe for easy meatloaf that is really tasty without it. —Lillian Wittler, Wayne, Nebraska
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 3 slices whole wheat bread, torn into pieces
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, whisk egg and milk. Add bread; let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in onion, Worcestershire sauce and seasonings. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
  • Shape into a loaf in a greased 11x7-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, for 35 minutes; drain.
  • Spoon ketchup over loaf. Bake until a thermometer reads 160°, 10-20 minutes longer. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 226 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 276mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

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  • GwenandDirk
    Jul 4, 2013

    Great recipe. Good nutritional value. Didn't change anything about the recipe but did use extra lean beef. Will definitely make again.

  • sschroe
    Mar 27, 2013

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  • MouseBytes
    Nov 2, 2012

    Simply delicious!

  • ConnieK
    Aug 18, 2012

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  • EmilyLaurenGrey
    Mar 8, 2012

    Made it for my family. It was super easy to make, and tasted great! I even substituted the beef for ground turkey, it still turned out delicious.

  • cinamatt
    Aug 8, 2011

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    Sep 26, 2010

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    Sep 21, 2010

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  • bablondie2
    Jan 14, 2010

    good recipe. good flavor and easy ingredients.

  • m_odonnell
    Feb 24, 2009

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