Meat loaf is sometimes higher in carbs than you might think because of the bread that is added, along with egg, as a binder. Our version has a small amount of breadcrumbs, and they're 100-percent whole wheat.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2005


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10 servings (serving size: 1 slice)


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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion, celery, and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until tender.

  • Combine onion mixture, ground round, and next 6 ingredients in a bowl; stir well. Shape meat mixture into a 9 x 5-inch loaf; place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Combine chili sauce and water; brush over loaf. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until a meat thermometer registers 160°. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

  • carbo rating: 6


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Nutrition Facts

137 calories; fat 4.1g; saturated fat 1.4g; protein 17.2g; carbohydrates 7.7g; fiber 1.2g; cholesterol 62mg; iron 2.2mg; sodium 213mg; calcium 38mg.