Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 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.
- Per Serving
- Calories 630Calories From Fat 55%
- Fat 38g
- Sat Fat 15g
- Cholesterol 241mg
- Sodium 1,300mg
- Carbohydrate 25g
- Fiber 1g
- Sugar 1g
- Protein 45g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
To freeze uncooked meat loaf, wrap in a large sheet of aluminum foil and cover with plastic wrap; store for up to 3 months. To prepare, thaw overnight in the refrigerator and cook according to recipe.