Stovetop Meat Loaves
“Who says meat loaf has to bake in the oven for hours? For this convenient recipe, all you need is your stovetop and 30 minutes. It’s a quick, simple dish to make for one or two people.” —Emily Sund, Geneseo, Illinois.
Photo: Taste of Home
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- 3 tbsp 2% milk
- 2 tbsp quick-cooking oats
- 1 tbsp chopped onion
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1/2 lb lean ground beef
- 1/2 tsp cornstarch
- 1/2 cup Italian tomato sauce
- 1/4 cup cold water
- n a small bowl, combine the milk, oats, onion and salt. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 2 loaves.
- In a small nonstick skillet, brown loaves on all sides; drain. Combine the cornstarch, tomato sauce and water until smooth. Pour over meat loaves. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook until meat is no longer pink, 15-20 minutes.
1 meat loaf: 292 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 548mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fibre), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.