Savory Meat Loaf

A Betty Crocker Kitchens favorite, this herb-flecked meat loaf is everything a good meat loaf should be!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
pounds lean ground beef
1
cup milk
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon chopped fresh sage leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
garlic clove, finely chopped or 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1
egg
3
slices bread, torn into small pieces
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/2
cup ketchup, chili sauce or barbecue sauce

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 Mix all ingredients except ketchup. Spread mixture in ungreased loaf pan, 8 1/2x4 1/2x2 1/2 or 9x5x3 inches, or shape into 9x5-inch loaf in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Spread ketchup over top.
  • 3 Insert meat thermometer so tip is in center of loaf. Bake uncovered 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until thermometer reads 160°F.

Expert Tips

Use whatever you have on hand! One-half cup dry bread crumbs or 3/4 cup quick-cooking oats can be substituted for the 3 slices bread.

This recipe is a great place to use the heel ends of leftover bread!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
160 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18 g
18 %
(Saturated Fat
7 g,
7 %
),
Cholesterol
105 mg
105 %;
Sodium
610 mg
610 %;
Total Carbohydrate
15 g
15 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
25 g
25 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.