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Meatloaf Recipe

Nutrition Info Per Serving

Energy 348.29 Cal Protein 11.14 g
Lipid 5.70 g Carbohydrate 67.58 g
Fiber 11.57 g Sugar 27.58 g

Ingredients List of Meatloaf Recipe

Grocery List
Quantity Units Ingredients Notes
1.00 tbsp OLIVE OIL
3.00 cup ONIONS Finely Chopped
1.00 tsp THYME Fresh thyme leaves
2.00 tsp SALT
1.00 tbsp TOMATO SAUCE
0.50 cup BREAD CRUMBS Recommended: Progresso
120.00 gm EGG 2 large eggs; properly beaten
0.50 cup Ketchup Recommended: Heinz

Meatloaf Recipe Tags: Family Recipe Regional Sugar Free

foodlover Date: May 11, 2018
Cuisine: USA
Type: Red Meat
Course: Main Course

Prep Time

25 Mins

Cooking Time

60 Mins


6 servings

Introduction of Meatloaf Recipe

What is Meatloaf?

Meatloaf is a tasty dish of ground meat mixed with other ingredients and formed into a loaf shape, then baked or smoked. The shape is created by either cooking it in a loaf pan or forming it by hand on a flat pan. Meatloaf is usually made from ground beef, although lamb, pork, veal, venison, poultry, and seafood are also used.

Origin of Meatloaf –

Meatloaf of minced meat was mentioned in the Roman cookery collection Apicius as early as the 5th century. Meatloaf is a traditional German, Scandinavian and Belgian dish, and it is a cousin to the Dutch meatball. American meatloaf has its origins in scrapple, a mixture of ground pork and cornmeal served by German-Americans in Pennsylvania since Colonial times. Meatloaf in the contemporary American sense did not appear in cookbooks until the late 19th century.

Nutritional benefits of Meatloaf Healthy Recipe –

If you can afford to consume more calories, then you can add lean pieces of meat to the tasty recipe mixture. This can help increase the protein content. Protein is essential for cell growth. It can strengthen your muscles. It plays an important role in overall health and energy levels. A vegetarian meatloaf healthy recipe is cholesterol-free. This lowers the probability of being overweight and having cardiovascular diseases. Consumption of homemade meatloaf helps reduce the number of hazardous elements like sodium, saturated fat, cholesterol, food additives, etc., entering our body. This helps lower the chances of health complications. It contains more monounsaturated fat than saturated fat. This helps reduce bad cholesterol in the body.

Apart from this, if some slices remain, the next day, you can use them to make sandwiches. And don’t be surprised if there aren’t any leftovers!

So here is the recipe to one of such a healthy as well as tasty meatloaf recipe.

Preparation Steps of Meatloaf Recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a medium saute pan. Add the onions, thyme, salt, and pepper and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes, until the onions are translucent but not exactly brown. Off the heat, add the Worcestershire sauce, chicken stock, and tomato paste. Allow cooling slightly.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the ground chuck, onion mixture, bread crumbs, and eggs, and mix lightly with a fork. Don't mash if not the meatloaf will be dense. Shape the mixture into a rectangular loaf on a sheet pan covered with parchment paper. Spread the ketchup evenly on top. Bake for 1 to 1 1/4 hours, until the internal temperature is 160 degrees F and meatloaf is cooked through.
  4. Serve hot.

Your meatloaf is ready to be served. 


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