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Thursday, January 31 2013

Cooking meat loaf has never been simpler with this comfort-food classic recipe topped with a ketchup-based sauce.


Meat Loaf
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 8 servings
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 40 mins
       eggs, beaten
    3/4  cup  milk
    2/3  cup  fine dry bread crumbs or 2 cups soft bread crumbs
    1/4  cup  finely chopped onion
     tablespoons  snipped fresh parsley
     teaspoon  salt
    1/2  teaspoon  dried leaf sage, basil, or oregano, crushed
    1/8  teaspoon  black pepper
    1-1/2  pounds  lean ground beef, lamb, or pork
    1/4  cup  ketchup
     tablespoons  packed brown sugar
     teaspoon  dry mustard
In a medium bowl combine eggs and milk; stir in bread crumbs, onion, parsley, salt, sage, and pepper. Add ground meat; mix well. Lightly pat mixture into an 8x4x2-inch loaf pan.
Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until internal temperature registers 160 degrees F. Spoon off fat. In a bowl combine ketchup, sugar, and mustard; spread over meat. Bake for 10 minutes more. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting into eight slices.
Makes 8 servings
Ham Loaf: Prepare as above, except use soft bread crumbs. Substitute 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard for the sage, basil, or oregano and omit the salt. Substitute 12 ounces lean ground beef or pork and 12 ounces ground cooked ham for the 1-1/2 pounds ground beef, lamb, or pork. Bake and let stand as above.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 225, Total Fat 10 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Monounsaturated Fat 4 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 108 mg, Sodium 676 mg, Carbohydrate 13 g, Total Sugar 7 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 19 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 5%, Calcium 6%, Iron 13%. Exchanges: Other Carbohydrate 1, Lean Meat 2.5, Fat .5. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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