Fun with Food Friday – My Meatloaf
Welcome to Week 2 of Fun with Food Friday! (ALERT: Read to the bottom for extra bonus entries opportunity!)
Check The Not-So-Secret Confessions of a First Time Mom for another recipe review this week!
Today’s recipe comes from…ME! Or, rather, The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook.
You ladies sent in several recipes for delectable-looking dishes that I was eager to try, but alas.My best-laid shopping plans fell flat, and each of your awesome recipes required at least one ingredient I didn’t have!ARG.My apologies, and I promise to try them all out, and soon!
This is my most favoritist meatloaf ever. Some meatloaf is just plain bland and yucky, or too froofy.This recipe is moist and flavor-full, but without any extra/weird spices…suspicious characters that can cause a perfectly innocent meatloaf to suddenly more closely resemble…sausage.* shudder*
Obviously, we all have our opinions on what a proper meatloaf should look and taste like, so don’t be offended.But here’s mine.
And it’s the best.
Meatloaf2 pounds ground beef3/4 cup uncooked quick-cooking oats1 medium onion, finely chopped1/2 cup ketchup1/4 cup milk2 large eggs, lightly beaten1 tsp salt1/2 tsp pepper
Glaze1/2 cup ketchup3 Tb brown sugar2 tsp mustard
1.) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2.) Combine the 8 meatloaf ingredients in a large bowl
3.) Shape into 2 (7-1/2 x 4″) loaves.
4.) Place on a lightly greased rack in a broiler pan, (or if you don’t have one, use a cookie sheet, like me!)
5.) Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes, and THEN…
6.) Combine glaze ingredients and spoon over meatloaf
7.) Bake 15 more minutes
(See how nice it would be to use a broiler pan like they suggest? Ew. Unpleasantness awaits the dish-washer.)
**********************We’ll be doing this again next Friday, and we need your recipes!
Serve with mac n cheese
if you’re my husband. With baked potatoes if you’re my mother.
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, (you can send me as many as you like!)
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