Skinny Pizza Meatloaf

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Skinny Pizza Meatloaf


1 slice multigrain bread or whole wheat bread, toasted

1 pound (96%) extra lean ground beef, see shopping tip

1 (14oz) jar Ragu Pizza Sauce, Prego’s, Classico’s or your favorite (divided)

1 cup onions, diced

1 cup zucchini, shredded

⅔ cup fat-free ricotta cheese, I used Trader Joe’s brand or your favorite

2 egg whites

½ teaspoon Italian seasonings

½ teaspoon garlic powder

¼ teaspoon salt

Fresh ground pepper, to taste


⅓ cup pizza sauce

 (from the jar above)

½ cup light mozzarella cheese, shredded


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper and set aside.

2. To make bread crumbs: Toast bread. Break up bread and add to a blender or food processor. Process until the bread turns into crumbs. Measure ½ cup crumbs.

3. In a large bowl, add ground beef, bread crumbs, ⅔ cup pizza sauce, onions, zucchini, ricotta cheese, egg whites, Italian seasonings, garlic powder, salt and pepper, to taste. Using your hands, mix together all the ingredients. Blend well.

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4. Place meat mixture on the baking sheet and free form a loaf by hand. It should be about 12”x 4″

5. Spread ½ cup pizza sauce all over the top of the meatloaf and down the sides.

6. Bake for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and spread with remaining ⅓ cup pizza sauce on the top of the meatloaf. Sprinkle the top with shredded cheese. Place back in oven for 10 minutes.

Makes 10 slices (each serving, 2 slices)

Nutrition Facts
for 2 slices
225 calories
6g fat
2.6g sat fat
62mg chol
28g protein
17g carbs
3g fiber
588mg sod
8g sugar

SmartPoints value : 7