clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Classic Meatloaf Recipe With Sautéed Kale

  • Author: DelishPlan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Category: Main and Side Dish


Easy and delicious meatloaf recipe paired with refreshing kale sauté for a well-balanced meal for a workday dinner!


  • 1.5 lbs lean ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsps Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp dried oregano (optional)
  • 1 cup tomato sauce

Sautéed Kale Ingredients

  • 1 large bunch of kale, washed, stem removed, leaves torn into chunks
  • 1/2 cup carrot matchsticks
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine ground beef, eggs, chopped onion, Italian seasoning, bread crumbs and oregano in a medium bowl and mix until well blended.
  2. Place the beef mixture in a loaf pan lined with parchment paper or wax paper.
  3. Bake 35-40 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F.
  4. 10 minutes before the meatloaf is done. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large sauté pan.
  5. Add garlic and stir quickly until fragrant.
  6. Place kale and carrots into the pan and toss around for 2-3 minutes. Cover to cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Uncover. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle with vinegar and stir a couple times until seasonings are evenly spread out. Don’t over cook. Transfer the kale to a serving plate.
  8. When the meatloaf is done, remove from oven. Transfer it from the loaf pan to a plate by holding the wax paper and lifting it up.
  9. Top with tomato sauce. Garnish with parsley if like. Cut into slices and enjoy with kale sauté.


  • Serving Size: 4

Keywords: meatloaf recipe

Share via
Copy link