⅔ cup fat-free milk ½ cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed (see Tip) 2 cups soft whole wheat bread crumbs 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon dried thyme or oregano, crushed ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper 1½ pounds 90% or higher lean ground beef
¼ cup ketchup 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 2-quart rectangular baking dish with foil; set aside. In a large bowl, combine milk and egg. Stir in bread crumbs, green onion, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, salt, and pepper. Add ground beef; mix well. Shape meat mixture into an 8x5-inch rectangle in the prepared baking dish. Bake for 50 minutes. Spoon off fat. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine ketchup, vinegar, and garlic. Spread over top of meat loaf. Bake about 10 minutes more or until meat is done (160°F). Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Spoon off any fat. Cut into slices.