Must Have Meatloaf

must have meatloaf Side Dish
Must Have Meatloaf
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 6

Adding vegetables to a favorite comfort food is easy!

Updated August 26, 2016


  • 1 1/2
    lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1
    pouch (4 oz) spinach purée
  • 1/2
    cup finely crushed saltine crackers (about 15 squares)
  • 1/2
    cup finely chopped onion
  • 6
    tablespoons ketchup
  • 2
    tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1
    egg, slightly beaten


Hide Images
  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8x4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix beef, spinach purée, crushed crackers, onion, 2 tablespoons of the ketchup, the Worcestershire sauce and egg. Press mixture in pan.
  • 2
    Bake 50 minutes. Remove from oven and carefully drain liquid from pan. Spread remaining 4 tablespoons ketchup over top of meatloaf. Bake about 10 minutes longer or until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reads 160°F. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

  • Prepare and shape the meatloaf in advance; cover and refrigerate up to 8 hours. Bake as directed.
  • Vegetable purée can be added to your favorite meatloaf recipe. Just use 1 pouch of purée in place of the milk or liquid in your recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
Trans Fat
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
Carbohydrate Choice
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

© 2021 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved