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Apple Meat Loaf

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.

Makes

3 servings

“This is a little twist on the great meatloaf my mom made when I was a kid,” says Deborah Williams of Peoria, Arizona. “The apple gives it a bit of a sweet flavor and helps keep it moist.”

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 3/4 cup shredded peeled apple
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 4 teaspoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash ground allspice
  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)

Directions

  1. In a small skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. In a large bowl, combine the apple, bread crumbs, egg, ketchup, mustard, salt, pepper and allspice. Stir in onion. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into a 6x5-in. loaf.
  2. Place in an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until no pink remains and a thermometer reads 160°.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 259 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 143mg cholesterol, 663mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.

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