Classic Beef Meatloaf

What's better than a hearty meatloaf when you get home after a long day? It's a recipe that's easy and foolproof. No bells and whistles - just a few ingredients including beef, egg, breadcrumbs and a simple tomato-based topping.

  • 1 hr
    5 min
  • 6
    SERVINGS
  • 280
    Cal
  • 25 g
    Protein

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 pounds Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 3/4 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup ketchup, divided
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Cooking:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Combine ground beef, bread crumbs, 1/2 cup ketchup, onion, egg, Worcestershire, garlic, thyme, pepper and salt in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape beef into 8 x 4-inch loaf on rack in aluminum foil-lined broiler pan.

  2. Place upper oven rack in 350°F oven. Bake 45 to 55 minutes, until instant-read thermometer inserted into center registers 160°F; brush with remaining 1/4 cup ketchup during last 10 minutes, if desired. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut into slices.

276 CALORIES

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3g SAT FAT

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25g PROTEIN

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3 mg IRON

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5.7 mg ZINC

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* Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet

Nutrition information per serving: 276 Calories; 81 Calories from fat; 9g Total Fat (3 g Saturated Fat; 3 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 106 mg Cholesterol; 620 mg Sodium; 24 g Total Carbohydrate; 1 g Dietary Fiber; 25 g Protein; 3 mg Iron; 5.1 mg Niacin; 0.5 mg Vitamin B6; 2.2 mcg Vitamin B12; 5.7 mg Zinc; 21.2 mcg Selenium; 100.4 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Choline; and a good source of Iron.

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