Banana Meatloaf

Banana Meatloaf


"A moist and flavorful version of meatloaf!"


1 h 10 m servings 242 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 242 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.7g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 18.6 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 359 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, banana, salt, pepper, paprika and dry mustard until well mixed. Shape into a loaf and place in prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven 1 hour, or until no longer pink in the center.
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  1. 44 Ratings


Hey, this isn't so weird if you have ever eaten the food of Puerto Rico! They make a wonderful dish with ripe plantains (like a bananna but not quite as strong-flavored) and ground meat with ol...

The banana flavor does NOT go with hamburger!

A great alternative to regular meatloaf! The bananas don't overpower, and the mustard imparts a great flavor. This also cooks up very moist. Excellent recipe.

This is NOT regular old, plain American meatloaf. This is carribean/cuban influenced. Like one of the other reviews said, you may want to substitute plantains for the bananas for a more subtle f...

Quite interesting. Really moist and definitely different which is what you really need in a meatloaf. Banana taste might not appeal to all but the title may give them a clue to stay away from th...

This was an outstanding recipe, the banana put the right amount of moisture and sweetness into the meatloaf. I used a banana that was turning brown.

Great idea! The naysayers have never had Carib food. Grew up in Jamaica, so I thought this was great! I served it with a little papaya chutney on the side. Update: I made this again tonight and ...

This was pretty good! I'm impressed! I thought it was a little weird, so I figured I'd give it a try. Because I didn't have any bananas, I used a pretty ripe plantain.

a sweet not savory version of this would be good, such as a banana bread pudding stle dish.