Heinz® Classic Meatloaf

Heinz® Classic Meatloaf

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"This comfort food recipe will bring back memories of mom's home cooking and family time around the dinner table. For the ultimate in nostalgia, be sure to serve with a generous spoonful of fluffy mashed potatoes."

Ingredients 1 h 15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 517 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 517 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 34.2 g
  • 53%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 23.4 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 132 mg
  • 44%
  • Sodium:
  • 796 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Heat oil in a skillet set over medium-high heat. Cook onion, celery and pepper until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in ketchup. Remove pan from heat and divide sauce mixture in half.
  2. Combine one half of the sauce with ground beef, breadcrumbs, egg, salt and pepper. Mix gently. Pat mixture into a lightly greased 9-x 5-in (2 L) loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour or until an instant read thermometer reaches 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).
  3. Rest for 5 minutes. Reheat the reserved sauce mixture. Slice meat loaf and serve with sauce.
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Footnotes

  • Twists:
  • Twist 1: For a cheesy treat, top meatloaf with 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella or cheddar cheese.
  • Twist 2: For cook-once-eat-twice convenience, serve sliced warm meatloaf on toasted Kaiser rolls with chili sauce.
  • Twist 3: For more fibre, substitute whole wheat bread crumbs or crushed bran flakes for the regular breadcrumbs.
  • Twist 4: For a Mexican twist, use Heinz Chili Sauce instead of ketchup and stir 1 tbsp chili powder into the sauce mixture.
  • Twist 5: For extra kick, substitute Heinz Hot & Spicy Ketchup for half of the regular ketchup.
  • Twist 6: For a barbecue twist, substitute Heinz Western Grill BBQ Sauce or other barbecue sauce for the ketchup.
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Gg
8/7/2012

Best meatloaf ever.

vgsquared
2/17/2013

my favorite meatloaf recipe to date!

kelsi59
10/8/2013

I've never been a big fan of meatloaf but I LOVE this recipe! I don't care for celery and my boyfriend doesn't like onions so I just sauté green and red peppers and chopped up jalapeño peppers (for a little kick) in the ketchup sauce. I also use the whole sauce to mix in with the meat rather than just half of it, along with meat loaf seasoning. All this makes for a very flavorful and moist loaf that you don't really need to put anything on it. Another trick of mine is to use the royal Hawaiian sweet rolls for the bread crumbs. The sweetness of the rolls really compliments the spicy and saltiness. Also tried this recipe with ground turkey, tastes awesome.