Basic Meat Loaf Recipe

Basic meat loaf is a beef meatloaf. Prepared along with the flavors of tomato sauce and minced onions, the basic meat loaf has the hint of parsley and baked in the oven for a delicious and filling meal.
Meat Loaf
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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Ground beef1 1⁄2 Pound
 Tomato sauce16 Ounce, divided (Two 8 Ounce Cans)
 Canned tomato sauce16 Ounce, divided (Two 8 Ounce Can)
 Soft breadcrumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs2 , slightly beaten
 Dried minced onion flakes2 Tablespoon
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Dried parsley flakes2 Teaspoon
 Worcestershire sauce1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2739 Calories from Fat 1743

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 194 g298.1%

Saturated Fat 69.7 g348.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 903 mg

Sodium 4918.3 mg204.9%

Total Carbohydrates 120 g40.1%

Dietary Fiber 20.5 g82.1%

Sugars 58.2 g

Protein 147 g293.7%

Vitamin A 117.8% Vitamin C 210.9%

Calcium 47.4% Iron 156.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine ground beef, 1/2 cup tomato sauce, and next 5 ingredients; mix well.
Shape meat mixture into a loaf.
Place on rack of a lightly greased broiler pan.
Bake at 350° for 1 hour.
Combine remaining tomato sauce and last 2 ingredients; stir well.
Pour over meat loaf, and bake an additional 5 minutes.