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Healthier Easy Meatloaf

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"This no-fail recipe for meatloaf doesn't take long to make and is healthier with lean ground beef, low-fat milk, whole wheat bread crumbs, some fresh parsley, and carrot."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 270
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Combine beef, egg, onion, milk, bread crumbs, parsley, and carrot in a large bowl. Season with salt and black pepper. Place beef mixture in loaf pan.
  3. Stir together brown sugar, mustard, and ketchup in a small bowl. Pour over meatloaf.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, about 1 hour. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Easy Meatloaf.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 270 calories; 12.4 18.4 21.2 83 285 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is my favorite meatloaf recipe. Every time I make it, it turns out really well and very flavorful. I use 99/1 extra lean ground turkey for this recipe, grate the carrot extra fine so it's a...

Most helpful critical review

We did not care for this meat loaf.

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We did not care for this meat loaf.

This recipe was so-so. The meatloaf really did not hold together that well, it was really moist so fell apart easily. I did use ground turkey instead of beef due to food allergies. For my picky ...

This is my favorite meatloaf recipe. Every time I make it, it turns out really well and very flavorful. I use 99/1 extra lean ground turkey for this recipe, grate the carrot extra fine so it's a...

If you don't use all the milk they suggest, this is great. The mixture gets too soupy with a full cup of milk and only one egg. The carrots were great in there, it added a little sweetness and ...

This was really good and easy to make but don't add all the milk. I looked at other posts and didn't add any milk but in retrospect I think 1/4 cup would have been ok. I used 93% lean ground b...

This meatloaf was great! I replaced the beef with ground turkey, and used almond milk instead of 1% but it came out great!

This turned out to be a hit for dinner in feeding hungry boys. I sautéed the onions with garlic before adding to meatloaf mixture. I think the whole wheat bread crumbs added to flavor. Shredded ...

I didn't include the onions but the meatloaf was so easy and delicious

Agree. Didn't hold together very well and was very moist. I also used ground turkey for health reasons. I seasoned it with more of my normal seasons vs just salt/pepper so even though the con...