Shelby's Microwave Meat Loaf

Shelby's Microwave Meat Loaf

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"Great meat loaf, quick, easy and ready to eat in 45 minutes. It will be ready by the time you get the creamed potatoes ready!"
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45 m servings 382 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 382 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 18.8 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 29.5 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 148 mg
  • 49%
  • Sodium:
  • 665 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a small bowl, mix together the tomato sauce, brown sugar, and mustard; stir until the brown sugar has dissolved.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix the eggs, minced onion and green pepper, garlic powder, cracker crumbs, salt, and black pepper; mix in the ground beef and half the tomato sauce mixture, stirring until the meat loaf is thoroughly combined. Place the meat mixture into a 2-quart microwave-safe baking dish. Spread the remaining tomato sauce mixture over the meat loaf.
  3. Cook in microwave oven on High setting until set, the juices run clear, and meat is no longer pink inside, 10 to 15 minutes depending on power of microwave oven. An instant-read meat thermometer, inserted into the center of the loaf, should read 165 degrees F (75 degrees C). Drain any grease from the dish as soon as loaf is cooked; allow to stand, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes before serving.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


  1. 38 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

For my family of one (me), I cut this recipe in half and used ketchup to avoid opening a can of tomato sauce and only using half of it. This was a minor adjustment and so I believe that my 5 sta...

Most helpful critical review

OK. I tried it. I have to say it was my mistake to try to serve it to my company of 6 before doing a "test drive". I followed the recipe to the hilt. So...this is what I didn't like: too much su...

For my family of one (me), I cut this recipe in half and used ketchup to avoid opening a can of tomato sauce and only using half of it. This was a minor adjustment and so I believe that my 5 sta...

I'm sure this is tasty. My comment is for the person about uneven cooking. When baking meatloaf in the microwave, I form it into a ring loaf with a hole in the center. 1 -1/2 to 2 pounds of gro...

So I think I was like everyone else, because I was skeptical that this was going to turn out. However, even my picky husband thought that this was amazing meatloaf! I made it almost the same, ...

I was really pleasantly surprised by this meatloaf! I haven't made meatloaf much in the past, but we live in a foreign country and don't have an oven so this recipe encouraged me to try cooking ...

I love this. My oven is used to store pans and it makes my small apartment tooooo hot. I as others was suprised at how easy and good this was. I am going to try BBQ sauce on top half way thro...

I haven't tried this particular recipe but I have tried several microwave meatloaf recipes and love the conveinance. I have a matter which recipe I use, by the time I get the mid...

My microwave is *weak* and took close to 25 minutes to cook thoroughly but it was darn tasty!

This meatloaf was great! I never would have even considered a microwave meatloaf, except for the fact that my oven is on the fritz, and it's so hot here that I wouldn't want to use the oven, eve...

Until I ran across this recipe, I had completely forgotten how my mom used to cook meat loaf in the micro! I used this recipe with two very small changes - had no bell pepper, and used fresh g...

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