Best Ever Meatloaf II

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My mom made a different meat loaf every week, when I was growing up, to find the one recipe are family would eat. After being subjected to this for years I came up with this recipe that has never failed to get rave reviews.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 small green bell pepper, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 15 saltine crackers, crushed

  • 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

Directions

  1. In a medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, and green pepper and saute until onions are soft.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  3. In a large mixing bowl, place ground beef, crushed crackers, Cheddar cheese, taco seasoning, and sauteed onion and green pepper. Mix thoroughly.

  4. Press beef mixture into a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Bake in a preheated oven for 45 to 55 minutes or until done. Check with a meat thermometer for doneness. Internal temperature should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

325 Calories
23g Fat
9g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 325
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 610mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 9mg 44%
Calcium 219mg 17%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 226mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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