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For an equally flavorful, lower-fat version, try the Herb-and-Veggie Turkey Loaf. Shorten prep time by using jarred minced garlic and preshredded carrots, which you can also use in Salad With Red Grapefruit-Lemon Vinaigrette. Pair meatloaf with your favorite refrigerated or frozen mashed potatoes prepared with reduced-fat milk.

Recipe by Southern Living June 2005


Recipe Summary

1 hr 7 mins
10 mins
1 hr 37 mins
20 mins
Makes 8 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Sauté onion and garlic in hot oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes. Add carrots, and sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until onion is tender; cool slightly.

  • Combine onion mixture, 1/2 cup pasta sauce, beef, and next 7 ingredients in a large bowl until blended. Shape mixture into a 10- x 5-inch loaf. Place on a rack coated with cooking spray; place rack in broiler pan coated with cooking spray.

  • Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Spread remaining 1/2 cup pasta sauce over loaf, and bake 10 to 15 more minutes or until a thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 155°. Cover loosely with aluminum foil, and let stand 10 minutes. Serve with additional pasta sauce, if desired.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Prego Roasted Garlic-and-Herb Pasta Sauce.

  • Herb-and-Veggie Turkey Loaf: Substitute 2 pounds lean ground turkey for beef and pork. Proceed with recipe as directed.

  • Calories 203 (25% from fat); Fat 6g (sat 5g, mono 1g, poly 6g); Protein 26g; Carb 12g; Fiber 3g; Chol 82mg; Iron 4mg; Sodium 884mg; Calc 83mg.

Nutrition Facts

240 calories; calories from fat 46%; fat 12.2g; saturated fat 4.1g; mono fat 3.5g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 21g; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 3.3g; cholesterol 65mg; iron 3.4mg; sodium 670mg; calcium 88mg.