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Stovetop Meat Loaves

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

2 servings

Who says meat loaf has to bake in the oven for hours? For this convenient recipe, all you need is your stovetop and 30 minutes. It’s a quick, simple dish to make for one or two people. —Emily Sund, Geneseo, Illinois.
Stovetop Meat Loaves Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking oats
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup Italian tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the milk, oats, onion and salt. Crumble beef over mixture and mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 2 loaves.
  2. In a small nonstick skillet, brown loaves on all sides; drain. Combine the cornstarch, tomato sauce and water until smooth. Pour over meat loaves. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook until meat is no longer pink, 15-20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 meat loaf: 292 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 548mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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