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Mom's Meat Loaf

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars

"If you're looking for a hearty meal, just follow Michelle Beran's lead. The Claflin, Kansas cook whips up this delicious loaf when she's looking for a downsized main course. You'll love the pleasant sage flavor and scrumptious sauce. Plus, it's easy to double for sandwiches the next day."
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Ingredients

55 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. In a bowl, beat the egg. Add milk, cracker crumbs, onion, salt, sage and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into two loaves; place in a shallow baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Combine the ketchup, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce; spoon over meat loaves. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40-45 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees F; drain.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 1 meat loaf equals 337 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 162 mg cholesterol, 898 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

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This recipe was very good but I made changes to the sauce. I followed sauce ingred. but added 2 TBSP. mustard and 2TBSP. vinegar to sauce ingred. It cut the sweetness and was awesome!!!

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This was a delicious change of pace from my usual tomato sauce meatloaf. Following others' suggestions, I reduced the amount of brown sugar in the glaze , but followed the recipe otherwise and i...

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This recipe was very good but I made changes to the sauce. I followed sauce ingred. but added 2 TBSP. mustard and 2TBSP. vinegar to sauce ingred. It cut the sweetness and was awesome!!!

This was a very good and simple recipe. My husband loved it. Although he thought the glaze was a bit too sweet. I thought that it called for a little bit more milk than needed. It came out a lit...

Yum. This was easy and very tasty. My family raved about the flavor and wanted to know what I did different. They usually don't like me to try different recipes when the old one is fine but thi...

This recipe is awesome! I substituted Italian breadcrumbs for the crackers, came out great. The glaze is incredible!

This was a delicious change of pace from my usual tomato sauce meatloaf. Following others' suggestions, I reduced the amount of brown sugar in the glaze , but followed the recipe otherwise and i...

My husband and I both loved this recipe. I doubled it (wanted leftovers for sandwiches) and shaped it into 3 loaves. I will use a little less brown sugar the next time.

This recipe was extremely MOIST and scrumptious!! I decided to make this meatloaf into one loaf and enhanced the recipe 4 times so that I would have a huge loaf. As a result the baking time wa...

I tried this tonight. I never make my meat loaf the same. But this recipe is a keeper to make again. I did tweak it a little bit trying to improvise with what I did have. I used turkey meat inst...

With my adjustments, this recipe was AMAZING!! My husband has seconds and raved about it. Instead of beef I used ground lamb. I swear it adds another dimension to boring old meatloaf! Instead of...