Balanced & Healthy Meatloaf Meal Recipe

Meatloaf Meal

Complete Meatloaf Meal

Complete Meal, Balanced Meatloaf Recipe

Here is a great meatloaf recipe that is combined with sweet potatoes and cauliflower rice to make not only a delicious, but also well-balanced, meal from a carbohydrate, protein and fat standpoint! Great fall or winter meal!


Meatloaf Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds of 96% ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup dried bread crumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1/3 cup ketchup

Sweet Potato Ingredients

  • 10 cups of cube sweet potato, about 5 to 6 sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of cinnamon

Cauliflower Rice Ingredients

  • 6 cups of cauliflower rice
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp of parsley
  • 1/2 of a lemon, juiced
  • Salt to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the beef, egg, onion, milk and bread OR cracker crumbs. Season with salt and pepper to taste and place in a lightly greased 5×9 inch loaf pan, OR form into a loaf and place in a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish.
  3. In a separate small bowl, combine the brown sugar, mustard and ketchup. Mix well and pour over the meatloaf.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour.
  5. While meatloaf is starting to bake combine sweet potatoes ingredients into a large bowl and mix. Place on a cookie sheet or roasting pan and place in oven with meatloaf for the remaining 40 minutes. When there is 20 minutes left, stir the sweet potatoes.
  6. When there is about 10 minutes left for the sweet potatoes and meatloaf, saute the cauliflower rice and oil in a skillet till all of the water from the cauliflower is cooked off. About 5 to 7 minutes at medium-high heat. When water has been cooked off, take off heat and add salt, lemon and parsley and serve with meatloaf and sweet potatoes.
  7. Enjoy!

Meatloaf Meal Nutritional Label

Meal inspired by Easy Meatloaf Recipe on Allrecipes

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