Ritz Cracker Meatloaf

Ritz Cracker Meatloaf
Staff Writer
Patricia Stagich

For an easy addition to meatloaf instead of bread crumbs, try adding some crumbled Ritz Crackers.

4
Servings
791
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound ground beef
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 Cup minced oinion
  • 4 Ounces Swiss cheese, cubed
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup French sour cream onion dip mix
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Mrs. Dash no-salt Original Seasoning
  • 1 Cup Ritz Crackers
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 Teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

In a small food processor, combine Ritz crackers, garlic clove and crushed red pepper flakes.  Pulse to fine crumbs.  Add olive oil and pulse to combine. 

In a small saute pan, add crumb mixture and cook over medium heat until crumbs are toasted and lightly brown; set aside.

In a large bowl, combine ground beef, salt, pepper, onion, swiss cheese, Worcestershire sauce, onion dip and Mrs. Dash seasoning and crumb mixture and combine well.

Bake 45 minutes to one hour.  During the last 15 minutes, top with glaze of your choice.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
43g
61%
Sugar
7g
8%
Saturated Fat
15g
63%
Cholesterol
126mg
42%
Carbohydrate, by difference
59g
45%
Protein
43g
93%
Vitamin A, RAE
19µg
3%
Vitamin B-12
4µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
27µg
30%
Calcium, Ca
172mg
17%
Choline, total
26mg
6%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
75µg
19%
Iron, Fe
7mg
39%
Magnesium, Mg
66mg
21%
Niacin
9mg
64%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
520mg
74%
Selenium, Se
30µg
55%
Sodium, Na
1282mg
85%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
104g
4%
Zinc, Zn
9mg
100%

Cracker Shopping Tip

Stocking up on no-cook items like cheese, nuts, olives, crackers, and dips will cut down on prep time and help ensure you have enough food for any unexpected guests.

Cracker Cooking Tip

When preparing appetizers try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.