Classic Meat Loaf


Prepare this Classic Meat Loaf for a family meal that everyone is sure to love. This homestyle meal is hearty and comforting.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2 slices)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 216
  • Calories from fat: 21%
  • Fat: 5.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 25.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 15.4g
  • Fiber: 2.9g
  • Cholesterol: 96mg
  • Iron: 3.4mg
  • Sodium: 494mg
  • Calcium: 79mg


  • 1 (15-ounce) can chunky garlic-and-herb tomato sauce, divided (such as Hunt's Ready)
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/4 pound ground round
  • 2/3 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine 1 cup tomato sauce, turkey, and next 8 ingredients (turkey through egg) in a large bowl, and stir until well-blended. Place turkey mixture in an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Brush remaining tomato sauce over top. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 5 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes. Remove meat loaf from pan. Cut into 12 slices.
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