Healthier Easy Meatloaf

Healthier Easy Meatloaf

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"This no-fail recipe for meatloaf doesn't take long to make and is healthier with lean ground beef, low-fat milk, whole wheat bread crumbs, some fresh parsley, and carrot."


1 h 10 m servings 270 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 270 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 21.2 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 265 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Combine beef, egg, onion, milk, bread crumbs, parsley, and carrot in a large bowl. Season with salt and black pepper. Place beef mixture in loaf pan.
  3. Stir together brown sugar, mustard, and ketchup in a small bowl. Pour over meatloaf.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, about 1 hour. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).


  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Easy Meatloaf.
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  1. 6 Ratings


We did not care for this meat loaf.

This recipe was so-so. The meatloaf really did not hold together that well, it was really moist so fell apart easily. I did use ground turkey instead of beef due to food allergies. For my picky ...

If you don't use all the milk they suggest, this is great. The mixture gets too soupy with a full cup of milk and only one egg. The carrots were great in there, it added a little sweetness and ...

This is my favorite meatloaf recipe. Every time I make it, it turns out really well and very flavorful. I use 99/1 extra lean ground turkey for this recipe, grate the carrot extra fine so it's a...

Agree. Didn't hold together very well and was very moist. I also used ground turkey for health reasons. I seasoned it with more of my normal seasons vs just salt/pepper so even though the con...

This meatloaf was great! I replaced the beef with ground turkey, and used almond milk instead of 1% but it came out great!