Microwave Meatloaf with Tomato Sauce

Serve this classic comfort food with mashed potatoes and green beans.


Microwave Meatloaf with Tomato Sauce

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Ingredients
  • 1  8  ounce can 
    pizza sauce
  • 1/2  cup 
    shredded zucchini
  • 1/4  cup 
    rolled oats
  • 1/4  cup 
    finely chopped onion
  • 3   tablespoons 
    snipped fresh parsley
  • 1   teaspoon 
    bottled minced garlic
  • 1   teaspoon 
    dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
  • 1   pound 
    lean ground beef
  • 1/2  pound 
    uncooked ground turkey breast
Directions
1.
In large bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of the pizza sauce, the zucchini, oats, onion, 2 tablespoons of the parsley, 1/2 teaspoon of the garlic, the thyme, salt, and pepper. Add beef and turkey; mix well. Shape meat mixture into a 7x4x2-inch loaf. Place loaf in a greased 9-inch microwave-safe pie plate or greased 2-quart square baking dish.
2.
Cover meatloaf with waxed paper. Microwave on 100% power (high) for 5 minutes, turning plate once*. Tilt dish slightly and spoon off drippings. In a small bowl, stir together the remaining pizza sauce, remaining parsley, and remaining garlic. Pour evenly over meatloaf. Cover with waxed paper; microwave on 50% power (medium) for 21 to 24 minutes or until cooked through (165 degrees F), turning plate twice*. Makes 6 servings.
Note
  • * There is no need to turn the dish if your microwave has a turntable.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 243, Fat, total (g) 12, chol. (mg) 66, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 7, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 2, pro. (g) 24, vit. A (IU) 242.95, vit. C (mg) 8.27, Thiamin (mg) 0.06, Riboflavin (mg) 0.14, Niacin (mg) 3.55, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.31, Folate (g) 12.1, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1.65, sodium (mg) 380, Potassium (mg) 287, calcium (mg) 30.29, iron (mg) 2.7, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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