Greek Meatloaf

Combine Greek seasoning with carrots and feta cheese to give traditional meatloaf a makeover. Serve this recipe with oven fries if you wish.

Greek Meatloaf
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Bake 375°F 1 hr Stand 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup unseasoned bread crumbs mixed with 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 ounces basil-tomato or plain feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 large onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 teaspoon dried Greek seasoning (such as McCormick) or dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Make It

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees . Spray a 13 X 9-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2. In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, soaked bread crumbs, crumbled feta, eggs, onion, carrot, Greek seasoning, salt and pepper. Form into a loaf, approximately 9 x 5 inches, and place in the prepared baking pan.

3. Bake at 375 degrees for about 1 hour or until internal temperature registers 150 degrees on an instant-read thermometer.

4. Allow to rest, covered, for 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with oven fries, if desired. Recipe follows.

Oven Fries:

5. Cut 2 pounds of baking potatoes lengthwise into 8 wedges each. Toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon dried Greek seasoning or oregano, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Bake at 375 degrees for about 30 minutes or until fork tender.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 293, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 156, sat. fat (g): 6, carb. (g): 11, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 33, sodium (mg): 585, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.