Meatloaf with onions, sage and mushrooms with a  brown sugar, ketchup, cheddar cheese topping



  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. onions, finely diced
  • ½ tsp. sage
  • 1½ lb. ground beef
  • ½ cup fresh sliced mushrooms



  • ¼ cup salt-free ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 350° F. Mix together eggs through mushrooms. Pat meat mixture into a loaf pan. Bake one hour. Take out of oven and pour off grease. Mix first four topping ingredients and spread over meatloaf. Sprinkle with cheese. Return to oven until the cheese melts.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrient analysis per 3 oz. serving

Calories 335
Carbohydrates 14 g
Fat 19 g
Phosphorus 223 mg
Potassium 416 mg
Protein 26 g
Sodium 177 mg

Source: Living Well on Dialysis: A Cookbook for Patients and their Families. National Kidney Foundation, Inc. 2002.


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