Microwave Meatloaf with Tomato Sauce

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

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  • 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
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.
Cover meatloaf with parchment or 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 paper; microwave on 50% power (medium) for 21 to 24 minutes or until cooked through (165 degrees F), turning plate twice*. Makes 6 servings.


  • *

    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, Monounsaturated 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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