Five-Ingredient Meat Loaf

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With just 5 ingredients to mix, this lasagna comes together quickly. Cook it in the microwave and dinner is ready in flash!

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1½ lb. ground pork
  • ¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. For the tomato sauce, add ¾ cup and then add the remaining 2 tablespoons of sauce if needed.
  • Shape into a loaf and place in a microwave-safe casserole dish. Cover with microwave-safe wax paper. Microwave on high heat for 15 minutes, 5 minutes at a time, rotating the dish a quarter turn between each cooking period. If the meat loaf is not cooked after 15 minutes, continue to cook for 1 minutes at a time until done. (Total cooking time should be about 15 minutes.) The meat loaf is cooked when the internal temperature reaches 160°F.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes. Pour any fat off the dish and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1½ lb. ground pork
  • ¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. For the tomato sauce, add ¾ cup and then add the remaining 2 tablespoons of sauce if needed.
  • Shape into a loaf and place in a microwave-safe casserole dish. Cover with microwave-safe wax paper. Microwave on high heat for 15 minutes, 5 minutes at a time, rotating the dish a quarter turn between each cooking period. If the meat loaf is not cooked after 15 minutes, continue to cook for 1 minutes at a time until done. (Total cooking time should be about 15 minutes.) The meat loaf is cooked when the internal temperature reaches 160°F.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes. Pour any fat off the dish and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories270
Total Fat21g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol60mg
Sodium290mg
Total Carbohydrate3g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars1g
Protein17g