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Here's a traditional recipe for a family favorite. Buy the leanest ground beef you can find for this home-style meat loaf.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
1 hr 30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 2-quart rectangular baking dish with foil; set aside. In a large bowl, combine milk and egg. Stir in bread crumbs, green onion, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, salt, and pepper. Add ground beef; mix well. Shape meat mixture into an 8x5-inch rectangle in the prepared baking dish.

  • Bake for 50 minutes. Spoon off fat. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine ketchup, vinegar, and garlic. Spread over top of meat loaf. Bake about 10 minutes more or until meat is done (160 degrees F).

  • Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Spoon off any fat. Cut into slices.


Tip: You can substitute 3 egg whites for the 1/2 cup egg product.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving
197 calories; protein 20.4g; carbohydrates 7.7g; dietary fiber 0.7g; sugars 4.1g; fat 8.8g; saturated fat 3.5g; cholesterol 55.7mg; vitamin a iu 338.8IU; vitamin c 2.2mg; folate 13.4mcg; calcium 56.6mg; iron 2.6mg; magnesium 29.7mg; potassium 404.9mg; sodium 308.5mg.

1/2 starch, 2 1/2 lean meat, 1 fat