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Broccoli-Cheddar Meatloaf

Betty Seets from Glen Burnie, Maryland says:
It's not only tasty, it's low in calories and unsaturated fats.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50-55 minutes

Low Fat
Low Calorie
Quick and Easy
Easy to Chew


  • 24 saltine crackers, any variety
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1/3 cups chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 c. shredded cheddar (reduced fat) cheese
  • 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained
  • *ground beef can be substituted for turkey.


Finely roll 12 crackers. Mix cracker crumbs with turkey, onions, 2 tablespoons of chile sauce, parsley and egg. On waxed paper, pat meat mixture into 12 x 8 inch rectangle.
Reserve 2 tablespoons cheese, sprinkle remaining cheese and broccoli onto meat mixture to within 1/2 inch of edge. Coarsely break remaining 12 crackers, sprinkle over broccoli, pressing lightly into meat. Starting at short end, roll up like jelly-roll fashion, using wax paper to help roll, seal ends. Place loaf in a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 55 minutes. During the last 5 minutes of baking spread remaining 2 tablespoons chili sauce over meatloaf, sprinkle with reserve cheese.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 8 servings
Calories: 232
Fat: 11 g
Cholesterol: 99 mg
Sodium: 419 mg

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