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Healthier Meatloaf Recipe

Looking for an easy Healthier Meatloaf recipe? Learn how to make Healthier Meatloaf using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jendej

Makes 8 servings



Celery gives this meatloaf a healthy filler.

Recipe Ingredients for Healthier Meatloaf

1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup celery, finely chopped
1/2 cup, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed with press
1 pound lean ground beef
3/4 cup bread crumbs
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 large eggs
1 cup ketchup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

Recipe Directions for Healthier Meatloaf

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, in oil, cook celery and onion on medium 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Transfer vegetables to large bowl; cool slightly.

  2. To bowl with vegetables, add meat, bread crumbs, milk, Worcestershire sauce, eggs, 1/2 cup ketchup, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper; mix with hands until well combined but not overmixed. In cup, mix Dijon and remaining 1/4 cup ketchup.

  3. In 13" by 9" metal baking pan, shape meat mixture into 9" by 5" loaf. Spread ketchup mixture over top of loaf.

  4. Bake meatloaf 55 to 60 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center reaches 160 degrees F. (Temperature will rise to 165 degrees F upon standing.)

  5. Let meatloaf stand 10 minutes before removing from pan to set juices for easier slicing. Transfer meatloaf to platter and cut into slices to serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 124.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
213
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
103mg
34%
Sodium
663mg
28%
Potassium
408mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
15.9g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
8.1g
Protein
20.9g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 4% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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