Tag: Ground beef

American Meatloaf

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American Meatloaf

Course: Entree, Main Course, Protein
Servings: 6
Calories: 205kcal


  • 20 squares saltine-type crackers, unsalted tops
  • 3 tbsp onion
  • 1 lb lean ground beef (10% fat)
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 tsp ground  black pepper
  • 1/3 cup catsup
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp water


  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Place crackers in a large zip-lock type pastic bag and crush with a rolling pin.  Finely chop onion.
  • In large bowl, combine crushed crackers, onion, ground beef, egg, milk and black pepper. Mix well.
  • Coat a loaf pan lightly with nonstick cooking spray. Place mixture into loaf pan. Bake for 40 minutes.
  • To make topping sauce, mix catsup, brown sugar, vinegar and water in a small bowl. Remove cooked meatloaf from oven and cover with sauce.
  • Return pan to oven and bake for 10 additional minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160° F. Slice into 6 portions and serve.


Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 1g | Calcium: 27mg | Phosphorus: 147mg