9 Meatloaf Makeovers

By , SparkPeople Blogger
At many dinner tables, the term "meatloaf" strikes fear in the hearts of even the most hardened palates. I have spent considerable time trying to bring peace among those who in my family who love and hate this classic American dish. Even for those who crave this American delicacy, there's the problem of how to prepare it without the fat and calories that wreek havoc on your health goals. Start by substituting lean meats, whole grains and vegetables. Use fresh spices and dried herbs to give it an international feel. Did you know meatloaf can even be made without meat? Have fun in your kitchen and enjoy these healthy meatloaf SparkRecipes
 


Slow Cooker Meatloaf


This meatloaf has the best of both worlds: a great crust and a moist interior! The trick is lining your slow cooker and creating a water bath. Trust me, it's worth the effort!

Calories: 234.2   fat: 6.4 g   protein: 27.1 g   carbs: 17.3 g   fiber: 1.3 g
 


Coach Nicole's Vegetarian Lentil Loaf


A hearty, home cooked meal that everyone will love! Serve with steamed broccoli and sweet corn for a complete vegetarian meal.

Calories: 254.2   fat: 4.4 g   protein: 10.9 g   carbs: 44.9 g   fiber: 9.5 g
 


Terrific Turkey Meatloaf


A juicy meatloaf made with lean ground turkey

Calories: 256   fat: 11.6 g   protein: 27.7 g   carbs: 9.3 g   fiber: 2.2 g

 


Quinoa Meatloaf Muffins


The quinoa adds extra protein and vitamins.

Calories: 281.2   fat: 11.2 g   protein: 19.6 g   carbs: 25.2 g   fiber: 2.5 g



Meatloaf Vegetable Muffins


Get a serving of meat, vegetables and whole grains in this comfort food.

Calories: 106.8   fat: 3.1 g   protein: 10.3 g   carbs: 10.4 g   fiber: 1.7 g
 


Meatloaf with Applesauce


Use applesauce to lighten this dish without changing the flavor or texture. Prepare small loaves to freezer for later use.

Calories: 177.4   fat: 6.8 g   protein: 18.3 g   carbs: 10.5 g   fiber: 1.1 g



Venison Meatloaf


Calories: 186.5   fat: 7.2 g   protein: 21.6 g   carbs: 7.7 g   fiber: 0.4 g



Mexican Meatloaf


Calories: 170.8   fat: 5.5 g   protein: 21.4 g   carbs: 9.1 g   fiber: 1.4 g



My Spicy Old Fashioned Meatloaf


Calories: 318.6   fat: 13.6 g   protein: 28.1 g   carbs: 19.8 g   fiber: 1.7 g

What ingredients are in your favorite meatloaf recipe?
 
Want more healthy recipes from Chef Meg and fellow SparkPeople members? Be sure to subscribe to SparkPeople's Recipe of the Day email. Click here to sign up!
 
Did you know SparkRecipes is now on Facebook? Click here to "Like" us!
 
Order your copy of "The SparkPeople Cookbook" today. 


Click here to to redeem your SparkPoints
  You will earn 5 SparkPoints

Comments

No comments yet. Be the first to comment.
 
Close email sign up
Our best articles, delivered Join the millions of people already subscribed Get a weekly summary of our diet and fitness advice We will never sell, rent or redistribute your email address.

Magic Link Sent!

A magic link was sent to Click on that link to login. The link is only good for 24 hours.