Applesauce Meat Loaf for 4

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by weekend cooker

Brown sugar was added to the original recipe, A perfect dinner for a family of 4, since it is baked in a 5x9 pan.

Top Review by Susie D

This proved to be a nice meatloaf and one enjoyed. I used one pound of ground turkey (instead of two pounds) and the rest of the ingredients as stated. I made this early in the day and let it chill all day in the fridge to bake for dinner. Although very soft when first made, it firmed up nicely and was sliceable. The meatloaf has a sweet flavor and was lovely even in sandwiches the next day. I thought this would be wonderful as cocktail meatballs with a glaze. Definitely a do again recipe for my diners! Thank you for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine hamburger, oats or breadcrumbs, egg, applesauce, onions, salt, pepper, brown sugar and chili powder into a large bowl.
  2. Shape into a loaf , and place in a greased 5x9 loaf pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 - 60 minutes or until a meat thermometer reaches 160 degrees in center of the loaf.
  4. Allow to stand 10 minutes before slicing, allowing meat to gather its juices, and firm up.

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