Meat Loaf

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 630 calories
    • Calories 55 calories from fat
    • Fat 38 g
    • Sat Fat 15 g
    • Cholesterol 241 mg
    • Sodium 1,300 mg
    • Protein 45 g
    • Carbohydrate 25 g
    • Sugar 1 g
    • Fiber 1 g

Heat oven to 400° F. In a large bowl, combine the beef, soup mix, cheese, parsley (if using), eggs, and saltines. Add the water and combine.Transfer the meat mixture to a baking dish and form it into a 9-inch loaf. Bake until cooked through, about 40 minutes.If using barbecue sauce, remove the meat loaf from oven after 25 minutes and pour the sauce over the top. Return to oven for about 15 minutes more. 

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  2. Check 1 2-ounce envelope onion soup mix
  3. Check 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend
  4. Check 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped (optional)
  5. Check 2 eggs
  6. Check 1 1/2 cups saltines (about 4 ounces), finely ground
  7. Check 1/3 cup water
  8. Check 1/2 cup barbeque sauce (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400° F. In a large bowl, combine the beef, soup mix, cheese, parsley (if using), eggs, and saltines. Add the water and combine.
  2. Transfer the meat mixture to a baking dish and form it into a 9-inch loaf. Bake until cooked through, about 40 minutes.
  3. If using barbecue sauce, remove the meat loaf from oven after 25 minutes and pour the sauce over the top. Return to oven for about 15 minutes more.