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Meat Loaf

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 20 mins Bake 350°F1 hr 10 mins Stand 10 mins
Meat Loaf
Ingredients
  • 2  eggs, beaten
  • 3/4  cup  milk
  • 2/3  cup  fine dry bread crumbs or 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4  cup  finely chopped onion
  • 2  tablespoons  snipped fresh parsley
  • 1  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon  dried leaf sage, basil, or oregano, crushed
  • 1/8  teaspoon  black pepper
  • 1 1/2  pounds  lean ground beef, lamb, or pork
  • 1/4  cup  ketchup
  • 2  tablespoons  packed brown sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  dry mustard
Directions

1. In a medium bowl combine eggs and milk; stir in bread crumbs, onion, parsley, salt, sage, and pepper. Add ground meat; mix lightly. Lightly pat mixture into an 8x4x2-inch loaf pan.

2. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until internal temperature registers 160 degrees F. Spoon off fat. In a bowl combine ketchup, sugar, and mustard; spread over meat. Bake for 10 minutes more. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting into eight slices.

3. Makes 8 servings

From the Test KitchenHam Loaf:
  • Prepare as above, except use soft bread crumbs. Substitute 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard for the sage, basil, or oregano and omit the salt. Substitute 12 ounces lean ground beef or pork and 12 ounces ground cooked ham for the 1-1/2 pounds ground beef, lamb, or pork. Bake and let stand as above.
Nutrition Facts (Meat Loaf)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 225,
  • Fat, total (g) 10,
  • chol. (mg) 108,
  • sat. fat (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 13,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 7,
  • pro. (g) 19,
  • vit. A (IU) 243,
  • vit. C (mg) 3,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 3,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 676,
  • Potassium (mg) 104,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Other Carb () 1,
  • Lean Meat () 3,
  • Fat () 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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