Basic Meat Loaf

Preparation time: 15 min Servings: 6
Cooking time: 60 min

Ingredients:

1 egg
3/4 cup quick cooking oats, or old fashioned oats, uncooked
1/2 cup onion, or green bell pepper, chopped
1-1/2 lb lean ground beef
1 cup tomato sauce, ketchup or milk

Cooking Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine all ingredients and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. Mix well. Shape to form an 8x4 in. loaf. Bake in a large shallow baking pan about 1 hour. Variations: For individual meat loaves, shape meat mixture to form 6 loaves. Preheat oven to 375°F. Bake in a large shallow baking pan 25-30 minutes. Microwave oven directions: For meat loaf or individual meat loaves, reduce liquid in meat mixture to 1/3 cup. For an 8x4 in. meat loaf, place shaped loaf in an 11x7 in. baking dish and cover with wax paper. Cook in microwave oven on high about 12 minutes or until cooked throughout, rotating 1/4 turn after each 3 minutes of cooking. For individual meat loaves, place shaped meat loaves in an 8 in. square baking dish and cover with wax paper. Cook in microwave oven on high about 10 minutes or until cooked throughout, rotating 1/4 turn after each 3 minutes of cooking. Let either meat loaf or individual meat loaves stand 5 minutes before serving.
Basic Meat Loaf

Nutrition Facts

Calories 380
% Calories From Fat 52.1%
Total Fat 22g
Saturated Fats 8g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 9.4g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 1.1g
Cholesterol 140mg
Sodium 350mg
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fiber 1.8g
Sugar 2.9g
Protein 34g

More Information

Vitamins

Thiamin B1 0.13 mg
Vitamin B12 3.3 mcg
Vitamin K 3.8 mcg
Vitamin A 200 IU
Niacin B3 7.1 mg
Pantothenic Acid 1.1 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.3 mg
Vitamin C 3.8 mg
Vitamin D 3.5 IU
Vitamin B6 0.57 mg
Vitamin E 1.3 mg
Choline 120 mg

Minerals

Manganese 0.52 mg
Magnesium 63 mg
Calcium 53 mg
Zinc 7.8 mg
Phosphorus 340 mg
Copper 0.2 mg
Fluoride 40 mcg
Selenium 31 mcg
Sodium 350 mg
Potassium 640 mg
Iron 4.2 mg
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