Anything but Meatloaf

Loey Krause

By
@SewinLady

To be honest, as a kid I hated meatloaf. It was always so dry and tasteless. As a Mom with kids to feed I realized that meatloaf was easy and economical, I just had to make it to my taste. So I started adding things. Onion soup mix meant I didn't need to cup up onions, or risk under cooked onions that the kids wouldn't like. Canned stewed tomatoes made the meatloaf nice and moist. Oats was a good stretcher, and prevented it from being fatty. The egg binds it together so it holds shape when cut, and the parmesan cheese sets it off nicely. For just 2 of us now, there's always meatloaf sandwiches


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1.5 to 2 lb
lean ground beef, your choice of cut
1 pkg
dry beefy onion soup mix
1 can(s)
diced or stewed tomatoes, seasoned to your preference
1 c
quick cooking oats
1 large
egg
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
thaw 1.5 to 2 pounds ground beef, round, chuck, your preference of cut and put it in the stand mixer bowl with the paddle attachment.
2
add and mix in on slow speed, one ingredient at a time, onion soup mix, stewed or diced tomatoes, oats, egg, and grated cheese.
3
Put mixture into a glass loaf pan. With a spatula or spoon press mixture to edges, and shape with a slightly rounded top. Bake at at 325 about 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #comfort-food