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Skinny Meatloaf
Are you looking for a super yummy, quick dinner to make? If you haven't tried my skinny meatloaf yet, I think you're going to love it!  It's low in calories, very moist, and has a divinely rich sweet ketchup glaze.  It’s a whole lot skinnier than most meatloaf recipes because I’m using extra lean ground beef, homemade whole wheat bread crumbs, and egg whites. By the way, making your own crumbs is really simple to do. Each serving, has 214 calories, 5 grams of fat. Any leftovers make great sandwiches!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Bake Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 214kcal


Ingredients for Meatloaf:

  • 1 pound 96% extra lean ground beef, see shopping tips
  • slices whole wheat bread remove crusts (I used Milton’s Multigrain bread)
  • 1 cup onions chopped
  • 2 egg whites
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown or yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste

Ingredients for Topping:

  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon spicy mustard or yellow mustard
  • 2 teaspoon brown sugar packed


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add the ground beef.
  • To make bread crumbs: remove the crust, break up the bread, and add to a blender or food processor. Process until the bread turns into crumbs.
  • To the beef, add the bread crumbs, onions, egg whites, ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper, to taste. Using your hands, mix together all the ingredients.
  • Place the meat mixture on the baking sheet and free form a loaf by hand. It should be about 12”x4.”
  • In a small bowl, mix together the topping ingredients. Spread all over the top of the meatloaf.
  • Bake for 55 minutes. Remove from the oven and let rest for at least 10 minutes before slicing. Cut into 10 slices.
  • Makes 5 servings. Each serving, 2 slices.


Shopping Tips
Happily, most supermarkets sell lean ground beef. I used the 96% lean ground beef from Trader  Joe’s.

Serving Tips

While the meatloaf is in the oven make a yummy potato side dish. Try Guilt-free Mashed Potatoes with Butter, Sour Cream and Chives or Dairy-Free Skinny Mashed Potatoes, or Skinny Fries.
WW Freestyle SmartPoints 4-Blue
WW SmartPoints 6-Green
WW Points Plus 5
SKINNY FACTS: for 2 slices
214 calories, 5g fat, 2g sat. fat, 48mg chol, 23g protein, 20g carbs, 2g fiber, 487mg sodium, 8g sugar
FACTS: for Freestyle SmartPoints
179 calories, 2g sat fat, 19g protein, 3g sugar

Skinny Facts

Serving: 2slicesCalories: 214kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 23gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 487mgFiber: 2gSugar: 8gBlue Smart Points: 4Green Smart Points: 6Plus Points: 5