Meat Loaf

Janice Splaha

By
@janniann

I have been making Meat Loaf for over 55 years and this recipe is by far, the best tasting one I ever made. I will stop my search for the perfect recipe.......this is it !!


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Serves:

4 to 6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 lb
ground beef
2-3 Tbsp
butter
1 c
chopped onion
2
celery ribs, chopped
2 Tbsp
minced garlic (i use a bit more)
salt and pepper
1 tsp
thyme, leaves
1 tsp
paprika
2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1/3 c
ketchup
3 oz
shredded monterey jack cheese
1/2 c
chicken broth
1
egg
cracker crumbs, enough to make meat the right consistency
1/3 c
parsley flakes
4 Tbsp
brown sugar
1/2 c
ketchup
hot sauce, to your taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat oven to 350*
2
Heat butter in skillet. Add onion, celery, garlic, salt, pepper, thyme, paprika, Worcestershire sauce and ketchup. Sauté until onions/celery are soft.
3
Place ground beef in a large bowl. Add chicken broth, egg, cracker crumbs, Jack cheese and parsley. Mix well, adding more cracker crumbs to get the consistency you want.
4
Add the skillet mixture to the meat. Mix well. Form into a loaf and place in baking pan.
5
Mix brown sugar, ketchup and hot sauce. (taste to adjust the hot sauce) Spread on meat loaf. Bake at 350* for 1 1/2 hours, uncovered.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids