Potato-Topped Meat Loaf Casserole (Cooking for Two)

Fluffy mashed potatoes with broccoli tastefully top homemade meat loaf.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

Meat Loaf

1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
4
teaspoons Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
1
tablespoon steak sauce
2
teaspoons instant minced onion
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons beaten egg

Filling

1
cup water
1/4
cup milk
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
cup instant mashed potatoes (dry)
2
tablespoons beaten egg
3/4
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
1/4
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (1 oz)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8x4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix first 7 ingredients. Press in bottom of loaf pan.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water, milk, butter and 1/4 teaspoon salt to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in potatoes. Let stand 30 seconds. Stir in egg. Stir in broccoli and cheese. Spoon over meat shell.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until meat loaf is thoroughly cooked and meat thermometer inserted in center of meat reads 170°F. Let stand 5 minutes; drain liquid along edges.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8x4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix first 7 ingredients. Press in bottom of loaf pan.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water, milk, butter and 1/4 teaspoon salt to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in potatoes. Let stand 30 seconds. Stir in egg. Stir in broccoli and cheese. Spoon over meat shell.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until meat loaf is thoroughly cooked and meat thermometer inserted in center of meat reads 170°F. Let stand 5 minutes; drain liquid along edges.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You can use 3/4 cups of your favorite vegetable in this recipe. Try frozen mixed vegetables, frozen peas or green beans.

Use cheese-flavored potatoes.

To save a little time, purchase refrigerated mashed potatoes for this recipe.

Substitute your favorite meat (ground chicken, turkey, pork).

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
235mg
235%;
Sodium
850mg
850%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.