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- 1-1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
- 5 ounces fresh spinach, finely chopped
- 2 carrots, grated
- 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
- 1 egg, beaten
- 3/4 cup vegetable or tomato juice (divided)
- 1/4 cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated
- 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
- 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1/4 cup catsup
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a small bowl, combine 1/4-cup of the vegetable or tomato juice and the catsup. Set aside.
Combine all other ingredients and mix well. Form into a loaf and place in a 1-quart loaf pan.
Bake in 350°F oven for 50-55 minutes or until center of meat loaf reaches 160°F on an instant read thermometer. Top with reserved catsup mixture during last 5 minutes of cooking.
Frozen spinach that has been thawed and squeezed dry can be substituted for the fresh spinach.
Tips from Our Cook
Gentle handling when mixing the ground beef with the other ingredients will ensure a moist, tender meatloaf.
Nutrition Info per serving: (1 serving, 7 oz.) 225 calories; 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 98 mg cholesterol; 528 mg sodium; 11 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 27 g protein; 5.5 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 2.1 mcg vitamin B12; 3.9 mg iron; 22.3 mcg selenium; 6 mg zinc