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Mom's Meatloaf, Creamy Potatoes, and Italian Green Beans

Total Time - 55 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare meatloaf and begin to bake - 10 minutes
  • 10 minutes into bake time, prepare potatoes and begin to simmer - 35 minutes
  • Complete meatloaf and potatoes, prepare beans, and serve - 10 minutes


Mom's Meatloaf

cooking spray
20 reduced-fat buttery-taste crackers
large zip-top bag
1 pound lean ground beef, 7% fat
1 cup frozen seasoning blend (onions, bell peppers, and celery)
1/2 cup reduced-fat milk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon meat seasoning
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup ketchup
1/4 cup maple syrup


1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat 9- x 4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
2. Place crackers in zip-top bag and crush finely. Combine all ingredients (except ketchup and syrup) in medium bowl, mixing just until combined (do not over-mix). Place in pan and shape into a loaf. Wash hands. Bake 40–45 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F or higher. Use a meat thermometer to accurately ensure doneness.
3. Combine ketchup and syrup in small bowl. Five minutes before bake time is complete, pour over meatloaf; complete bake time. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 368kcal; FAT 13g; CHOL 175mg; SODIUM 714mg; CARB 32g; FIBER <1g; PROTEIN 28g; VIT A 7%; VIT C 4%; CALC 8%; IRON 24%

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Creamy Potatoes

2 cups water
1/2 cup reduced-fat milk
2 tablespoons garlic butter
1 (4.9-ounce) box au gratin potato mix
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


1. Place water, milk, and garlic butter in medium saucepan. Bring to boil on high.
2. Stir potatoes, seasoning (from flavor packet), salt, and pepper into boiling water. Cover, reduce to medium-low, and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 190kcal; FAT 8g; CHOL 15mg; SODIUM 1050mg; CARB 27g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 4g; VIT A 6%; VIT C 10%; CALC 10%; IRON 2%

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Italian Green Beans

1 (16-ounce) bag frozen green beans
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced Italian-style tomatoes
1 teaspoon seasoned salt


1. Combine all ingredients in microwave-safe bowl.
2. Cover and microwave on HIGH 10 minutes, stirring once. Stir and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 80kcal; FAT 0g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 780mg; CARB 17g; FIBER 4g; PROTEIN 3g; VIT A 15%; VIT C 45%; CALC 10%; IRON 8%

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Add to your grocery list 1 lb 93% lean ground beef

Add to your grocery list 2  eggs
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp garlic butter
Add to your grocery list 1 cup reduced-fat milk

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 (4.9-oz) box au gratin potato mix
Add to your grocery list cooking spray
Add to your grocery list 1 (14 1/2-oz) can diced Italian-style tomatoes
Add to your grocery list 20 fat buttery-taste crackers
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup ketchup
Add to your grocery list large zip-top bag
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup maple syrup
Add to your grocery list 1 tsp meat seasoning blend
Add to your grocery list 1 tsp seasoned salt

Add to your grocery list 1 (16-oz) bag green beans
Add to your grocery list 1 cup seasoning blend (onions, bell peppers, and celery)

Suggested Items
Add to your grocery list cherry pie
Add to your grocery list dinner rolls
Add to your grocery list applesauce

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Utensils & Cookware

  • 9- x 4-inch loaf pan
  • medium saucepan with lid
  • microwave-safe bowl with lid
  • mixing bowls
  • cooking spoons
  • meat thermometer
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

Use residual heat in the oven to warm your cherry pie. Just remove the plastic cover, pop pie in oven, and it will be toasty warm when you finish your meal.

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