Italian Style Meat Loaf Recipe

Looking for an easy Italian Style Meat Loaf recipe? Learn how to make Italian Style Meat Loaf using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by relright

Makes 6 servings



Keeping ingredients such as tomato sauce, dried herbs, eggs and breadcrumbs on hand as kitchen staples makes this meatloaf a cinch to prepare. Reheat leftovers to make delicious and low-fat sandwiches the following day. Line the bottom part of the broiler pan with aluminum foil for easy cleanup. Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2 slices)

Recipe Ingredients for Italian Style Meat Loaf

1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1 cup tomato sauce, fat-free tomato-basil divided
1/2 cup breadcrumbs, Italian seasoned
1/2 cup (2 ounces) Parmesan cheese, shredded
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 large egg whites
1 Cooking spray

Recipe Directions for Italian Style Meat Loaf

  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. Combine beef, 1/2 cup pasta sauce, and remaining ingredients except cooking spray in a large bowl.

  3. Shape beef mixture into an 8 x 4-inch loaf on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray.

  4. Brush remaining 1/2 cup pasta sauce over top of meat loaf.

  5. Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160.

  6. Let stand 10 minutes.

  7. Cut loaf into 12 slices

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 196.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
306
Calories from Fat
91
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.1g
16%
Saturated Fat
4.3g
22%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
108mg
36%
Sodium
696mg
29%
Potassium
679mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
10.7g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
40.9g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 14% Iron 28%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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