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Homemade Meatloaf (Like Grandma Made!)

 
Homemade Meatloaf (Like Grandma Made!)
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One serving costs about $2.67 One serving costs about $2.67

$2.67 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

6 lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:59%

Spoonacular Score: 59%

 

Homemade Meatloaf (Like Grandma Made!) might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 857 calories, 36g of protein, and 42g of fat. This recipe serves 6 and costs $2.54 per serving. This recipe is liked by 1 foodies and cooks. Head to the store and pick up bell pepper **optional, x 9" loaf pan, pepper, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the pepper you could follow this main course with the Dr. Pepper Cake with Flour Cooked Frosting as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 49%. This score is solid. Similar recipes include Fava Beans Just Like Grandma Made, Grandma's Famous Potatoes Au Gratin (Made Easy), and The Best Meatloaf I've Ever Made.

Ingredients

Servings:
1
1  bell pepper
bell pepper
0.5 cups
0.5 cups brown sugar
brown sugar
2
2  eggs
eggs
1.5 lb
1.5 lb lean extra lean ground beef
lean extra lean ground beef
1 loaf
1 loaf french loaf
french loaf
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps ginger
ginger
0.75 cups
0.75 cups ketchup
ketchup
0.5 cups
0.5 cups milk
milk
1 medium
1 medium onion
onion
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps pepper
pepper
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps salt
salt
0.5 cups
0.5 cups saltine crackers
saltine crackers
1  bell pepper
1
bell pepper
0.5 cups brown sugar
0.5 cups
brown sugar
2  eggs
2
eggs
1.5 lb lean extra lean ground beef
1.5 lb
lean extra lean ground beef
1 loaf french loaf
1 loaf
french loaf
0.25 tsps ginger
0.25 tsps
ginger
0.75 cups ketchup
0.75 cups
ketchup
0.5 cups milk
0.5 cups
milk
1 medium onion
1 medium
onion
0.5 tsps pepper
0.5 tsps
pepper
0.5 tsps salt
0.5 tsps
salt
0.5 cups saltine crackers
0.5 cups
saltine crackers


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Pink When

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.32
Ingredient
1 bell pepper
½ cups brown sugar
2 eggs
1.5 pounds lean extra lean ground beef
1 loaf french loaf
¾ cups ketchup
½ cups milk
1 medium onion
½ teaspoons pepper
½ cups saltine crackers
Price
$0.60
$0.35
$0.48
$7.70
$3.43
$0.64
$0.17
$0.24
$0.03
$0.26
$13.90

Tips

Health Tips

  • You have probably heard by now that whole wheat bread is better for you than white bread. While this is true and definitely worth considering, you should be aware that all bread (especially your typical supermarket loaves) will raise your blood sugar and should be eaten in moderation.

  • If you prefer lean meat but want to switch it up, try ground turkey, pork, or even bison!

  • Studies have shown people who drink full fat milk are thinner than those who drink low-fat or fat-free milk instead. Keep that in mind before you decide to swap. If you want to go dairy free, however, you can replace milk with unsweetened soy milk in most recipes.

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, make sure your bread (and all other ingredients) is truly gluten free.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

  • Making your own ketchup from scratch won't actually save you money and will definitely cost you more time. Personally, we will be sticking with store bought, but watching our serving sizes to avoid too much sugar.

  • The price of ground beef is going up. Beans and lentils, on the other hand, are both cheap and filling. Depending on the recipe, you might be able to add beans or lentils to stretch out your beef.

  • get more price tips

Cooking Tips

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

  • If a recipe doesn't specify whether you should use light brown sugar or dark brown sugar, just use whatever you have on hand or prefer. The difference is that dark brown sugar has more molasses and thus a stronger flavor.

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
523 Calories
35g Protein
9g Total Fat
71g Carbs
21% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
523
26%

Fat
9g
15%

  Saturated Fat
3g
24%

Carbohydrates
71g
24%

  Sugar
28g
32%

Cholesterol
126mg
42%

Sodium
978mg
43%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
35g
72%

Selenium
43µg
63%

Vitamin B3
10mg
52%

Vitamin B12
2µg
46%

Zinc
6mg
46%

Phosphorus
373mg
37%

Vitamin B6
0.68mg
34%

Vitamin C
28mg
34%

Folate
135µg
34%

Iron
6mg
34%

Vitamin B2
0.57mg
33%

Vitamin B1
0.41mg
27%

Manganese
0.52mg
26%

Potassium
724mg
21%

Vitamin A
888IU
18%

Magnesium
59mg
15%

Vitamin B5
1mg
14%

Copper
0.26mg
13%

Fiber
2g
11%

Calcium
98mg
10%

Vitamin E
1mg
10%

Vitamin D
0.67µg
4%

Vitamin K
3µg
4%

covered percent of daily need

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