Classic Beef Meat Loaf Classic Beef Meat Loaf

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A touch of horseradish adds zesty flair to classic meat loaf. Cooking the onion, celery and garlic before adding them to the mixture means the loaf is tender and evenly flavoured.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2013



In skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, celery and garlic, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 8 minutes. Transfer to large bowl; let stand for 10 minutes.

Stir in bread crumbs, egg, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Add beef; mix to combine. Shape into 7- x 4-inch (18 x 10 cm) log; place on foil-lined rimmed baking sheet. Brush all over with ketchup.

Bake in 375 F (190 C) oven until instant-read thermometer inserted into centre reads 160 F (71 C), 45 to 50 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

Change it up - Classic Barbecue Beef Meat Loaf : Omit horseradish. Stir in 1 tsp chili powder and 1/2 tsp each ground cumin and ground coriander along with bread crumbs. Brush with prepared barbecue sauce instead of ketchup.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 567 mg
  • Sugars 5 g
  • Protein 24 g
  • Calories 304.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Potassium 440 mg
  • Cholesterol 110 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 10 g


  • Iron 19.0
  • Folate 13.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
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