Momma's Meatloaf

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Apr. 28, 2011

For those who do not like meatloaf, you should try this special recipe. It is not only nutritious, but also so delicious that you would love to have a second helping. You can use any type of meat of your choice, along with bunch of fresh parsley, shredded zucchini or any vegetable, which you like. Go through this video to learn the easy cooking process.


Ground beef 1 Pound
Wheat bread 50 Gram , finely chopped (2 slices of 25 gram each)
Skim milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Egg 2 Medium
Onion powder 3 Tablespoon
Garlic powder 1 Tablespoon
Sage 1 Teaspoon , dried
Fresh flat leaf parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped
Salt 1 Tablespoon
Pepper 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
Zucchini 1 Cup (16 tbs) , finely shredded
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
Canned tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)



1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees F.


2. In a bowl, take ground beef.

3. Add whole wheat bread, milk, eggs, onion powder, garlic powder, dried sage, parsley, salt and pepper.

4. Shred Zucchini finely and add it to the above mixture. Mix it well with your hands.

5. Layer the loaf pan with olive oil or grapeseed oil.

6. Add meat mixture into the loaf pan. Smooth out the top and make sure everything is nice and even.

7. Bake it in the oven for 50 minutes.

For the topping sauce:

8. In a bowl, take brown sugar, dried mustard powder and tomato ketchup. Mix it well.

9. After the meatloaf is done, take it ot from the oven and pour the sweet sauce over it and spread it out.

10. Place it again in the oven for 10 minutes.

11. Once it is done, take it out from the oven and let it cool for 10-15 minutes.


12. For serving, slice meatloaf with veggies or green salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 555Calories from Fat 331

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.8%

Saturated Fat 12.4 g62%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 173.9 mg

Sodium 1994.7 mg83.11%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.79 g11%

Sugars 18.7 g

Protein 28 g55.4%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 21.1%

Calcium 14.1% Iron 17%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet