Easy Meatloaf - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Easy Meatloaf

Servings:8Serving Size:1/8 loaf

Salsa adds zip to this super easy meatloaf recipe.


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 sleeve saltine crackers, crushed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cups salsa


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the beef, eggs, crackers, onion and 1 cup of salsa.
  3. Press into greased 2-quart casserole dish or 10-inch iron skillet.
  4. Top with remaining salsa.
  5. Bake for 1 hour.

Make it a Meal

  • Slow Cooker Meatloaf
  • Steamed broccoli
  • Baked sweet potato
  • Whole grain roll
  • Low-fat milk
Source: Sarah Brandl, Extension Specialist, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service


Drink water or unsweetened beverages instead of sugary drinks. Soda, energy drinks and sports drinks are a major source of added sugar and calories in American diets.

Nutrition facts per serving: 170 calories; 6g total fat; 2g saturated fat; 0.5g trans fat; 100mg cholesterol; 550g sodium; 5g carbohydrate; 2g fiber; 3g sugar; 24g protein; 10% Daily Value of vitamin A; 2% Daily Value of vitamin C; 0% Daily Value of calcium; 10% Daily Value of iron.