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Classic Meat Loaf

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This classic meatloaf recipe is made with ground beef. Simply flavored with worcestire sauce and dried thyme, the classic meatloaf is baked along with veggies like onions with tonato sauce. With a little mustard to taste, the classic meat loaf is a pleasure to serve and enjoy on a holiday or weekend as a comfort food.
  80% lean ground beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce, divided
  Soft bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Packed brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon

Reserve 1/4 cup tomato sauce.
Combine ground beef, remaining tomato sauce, bread crumbs, egg, onion, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, garlic salt and pepper; mixing lightly but thoroughly.
Shape beef mixture into 8x4 1/2 inch loaf; place on rack in open roasting pan.
Combine brown sugar and mustard; blend with reserved tomato sauce.
Spread over top of loaf.
Bake in 350 degrees F oven 1 hour.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 343 Calories from Fat 209

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.8%

Saturated Fat 0.35 g1.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 35.2 mg11.7%

Sodium 410.5 mg17.1%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 21 g43%

Vitamin A 4.8% Vitamin C 8%

Calcium 4.5% Iron 11.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Classic Meat Loaf Recipe