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Portions: 6 Serving size: 1/6 slice of loaf
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Could I use a 1/3 of a cup of tomato soup for the topping instead of ketchup? The nutrients seem to be lower for potassium and sodium. Dietitian comment: Yes this change will decrease sodium and potassium but not if you use undiluted condensed tomato soup[INVALID]it is 180 mg higher in potassium for 1/3 cup.
Oct. 22, 2014, 12:21 PM - Inappropriate review?
This was very good. Great flavor and came out very moist. Smelled great when mixing the ingredients and is very easy to make. I made them along with the mashed cauliflower. Will definitely make again :)
Oct. 04, 2014, 11:06 PM - Inappropriate review?
This meatloaf is great and it is better the next day
Aug. 05, 2014, 11:07 AM - Inappropriate review?
simple...never fails...tasty...little time to prepare..We really enjoy this dish!
Jun. 18, 2014, 4:51 AM - Inappropriate review?
We loved this meatloaf it was very tasty. Would make it again
May. 15, 2014, 3:11 PM - Inappropriate review?
My husband loved this. We did agree however, that the next time I make it, I am going to add 1-2 tablespoons of the sauce, right into the meat itself, then spread the rest on top of the meat as instructed in the directions. Also, I used Ground Round. We did not buy it at the grocery store, we went to the butcher shop and bought it. Found out it has a maximum of 5% fat. This made an incredible meatloaf. It was not dry. It was not greasy. It was awesome. I suggest Ground Round for this meal. I also didn't have saltines, so I used Back To Nature Classic Round Crackers. They are 100% natural and really good. This is definitely a keeper.
Apr. 10, 2014, 10:45 AM - Inappropriate review?
This meatloaf put a smile on my dad's face (-: He loved the finishing sauce! I made a meatloaf sandwich the next day and added a few sautéed mushrooms & onions . Thank you
Apr. 06, 2014, 1:57 PM - Inappropriate review?
I made this meatloaf, but I omitted the crackers. In place of crackers, I used several pieces of white bread. I omitted the toppings. It turned out just fine.
Feb. 01, 2014, 2:35 PM - Inappropriate review?
can you use low sodium RITZ crakers ??? Dietitian comment: Yes you can make the substitution and the sodium, potassium and phosphorus is even lower.
Nov. 24, 2013, 12:12 AM - Inappropriate review?
I figure no salt catsup would be better than catsup with salt.
Nov. 20, 2012, 7:37 AM - Inappropriate review?
The Meatloaf was very good and we loved the sauce for the top! I added some extra seasonings and diced a garlic to put in it. I am new to this with and I amin late stage 3 and so I thought I would try a few things and learn as much as I could before my dr appt in 2 weeks. We did this on the grill and it was delicious and my hubby loved it also and said he would like to have it again. Thank you for the wonderful recipes and this site has so much info!
Sep. 27, 2012, 4:12 PM - Inappropriate review?
I made this meatloaf as a "loaf" and didn't care for it that much, but I used my cupcake holder and it was delicious. Only two at a time, have to watch my husbands potassium and phosphorus, you know. I am going to try it in my crock-pot just to see have it tastes.
May. 28, 2012, 9:44 AM - Inappropriate review?
i skip the saltines for oatmeal for more fiber content and less sodium but the rest is same
Apr. 10, 2012, 3:39 AM - Inappropriate review?
I noticed that this calls for brown sugar. On our food list brown sugar is on the avoid list. Why? Moderator Comment: Brown sugar contains molasses, a source of potassium. 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar sontains 146 mg potassium whereas white sugar has only 2 mg. You can still use brown sugar. The most important thing is the potassium content of the final product.
Apr. 02, 2012, 7:46 AM - Inappropriate review?
Extremely yummy. Bake it uncovered for last 15 mins! My father BoBo seal of approval!
Feb. 27, 2012, 5:11 PM - Inappropriate review?
Love this meat loaf. We make this once a week. We use ground turkey instead of ground beef and use Egg beaters for the 'egg' portion. Very tasty, expecially with the sauch topping.
Feb. 01, 2012, 10:00 AM - Inappropriate review?
fantastic! the entire family loved it, instead if the catsup topping i used cream of mushroom soup. i will definitely be making this again.
Jan. 18, 2012, 5:42 PM - Inappropriate review?
Read the label for a jar of mustard ingredients and see what it says. Moderator: 1 teaspoon of mustard has only 7 mg potassium. It may be substituted in this recipe if desired.
Feb. 03, 2011, 12:36 PM - Inappropriate review?
very moist meatloaf. Did not have brown sugar, still a little to sweet for my taste. Still very good.
Oct. 24, 2010, 3:18 PM - Inappropriate review?
Tried this and mother loved it I think I will try it again tonite.
Jan. 31, 2010, 11:42 AM - Inappropriate review?
We really enjoyed this recipe. Used splenda brown sugar and sauce was great. Added onion, bell pepper and minced garlic to meat mixture for additional flavor.
Aug. 13, 2009, 5:39 PM - Inappropriate review?
I've made this receipe twice with a couple of changes. I substituted the zesty BBQ sauce receipe for the catsup and it tasted great.
Jun. 28, 2009, 5:40 PM - Inappropriate review?
I am so happy to see a recipe that I can use catsup, as I received a renal diet which said to not use tomatoes and tomato sauce, and i assumed this also met catsup. Does this mean that I can also use a little on a burger?
May. 26, 2009, 2:58 PM - Inappropriate review?
Judith W says:
Simple, yet very good! Even my husband & 6 yr old grandson liked it.
Mar. 28, 2009, 1:18 AM - Inappropriate review?
Easy to make but most importantly, my husband & mother loved it as well. Would recommend it to anyone.
Dec. 14, 2008, 12:06 PM - Inappropriate review?
We have a 13 year old with a failing kidney. It is a struggle to find recipes the whole family enjoys. Unfortunately, our 13 yr old did not care for this, but three other family members (including me!) liked this meatloaf a lot. So I would recommend giving this one a try. We used no salt added catsup.
Dec. 10, 2008, 8:32 AM - Inappropriate review?
the meatloaf was really good.I'm new at this but i'm still having trouble with renal diabetic foods choices like whats 2meats 1/2 starch and1/2 high calories.
Nov. 20, 2008, 5:28 PM - Inappropriate review?
I mixed all ingred. in a bowl before reading the directions and it tasted great and moist. Made the topping and used just a little on top. My family loved it.
Sep. 21, 2008, 11:15 AM - Inappropriate review?
Awesome recipe! One change could be a bit more brown sugar for the topping. I think using a little less than 1/4 cup makes the sauce amazing. I also baked this in mini loaves. 1/4 of the meat per loaf.
Jul. 31, 2008, 10:17 AM - Inappropriate review?
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