This meatloaf was among the school lunches sampled at the School Nutrition Association's Annual National Conference in Denver. 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Pound ground beef
  • 1/2 Pound ground turkey
  • 2/3 Cup ketchup
  • 2 Tablespoon Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1.75 Ounce oats
  • 2 Tablespoon yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon parsley, dry
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 Teaspoon basil, dry
  • 1/8 Teaspoon oregano, ground
  • 1/8 Teaspoon salt

Preparation

Step 1:

In bowl combine 1/3 cup ketchup, milk, egg, oats, blend for a few minutes with whisk or fork.

Step 2:

Add meat, onions, parsley, pepper, garlic, basil, oregano and salt to liquid mixture. Mix with fingers, incorporating all ingredients blended. DO NOT OVERMIX!

Step 3:

Place mixture into loaf pan. Smooth top and shape loaf to be 6 inches long.

Step 4:

Before baking, spread remaining 1/3 cup of catsup over the top of meatloaf to retain moisture.

Step 5:

Bake in a 275 degree oven for 1 hour 15 minutes. Heat until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.

Step 6:

Drain fat from pan. Let meat loaf stand for 20 minutes. Slice loaf into 6 slices.