Mom's Meatloaf

Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

I love meatloaf and I especially liked it when my Mom made it. I like to make a sandwich out of the leftovers the next day....mmmm delicious. These web photos are ideas of how the finished product looks.


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

MEATLOAF:

2 lb
ground beef (beef and pork mix or turkey)
1 medium
onion chopped
1
bell pepper, chopped
1 c
celery, diced
1 small
can evaporated milk
2
eggs, slightly beaten
1
sleeve saltine crackers, crushed
1 small
can tomato sauce
1 small
can tomato paste
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper

GLAZE:

1/3 c
dark karo syrup
1/2 c
ketchup
1/4 c
brown sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, combine meat, onion, bell pepper, celery, tomato sauce, tomato paste, salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly with your hands.
2
In a separate bowl, combine the eggs and canned milk. stir well to combine.
3
Pour this mixture into the meatloaf mixture and mix thoroughly with your hands. Add enough cracker crumbs to make the mixture stick together.
4
In a separate bowl, combine the ingredients for the glaze and stir until well combined.
5
Mold the meat into 2 loaf pans or 1 similar deep dish casserole dish. pour the glaze on the top of the meatloaf. Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 350F for about 1 1/2 hours.
6
After the meatloaf bakes for 1 hour, remove it from the oven, drain some of the liquid from the pan and put it back into the oven, uncovered, and finish baking.
7
This can even be baked in muffin tins. Split the meat into equal portions and put them in your muffin tin and bake for @ 40 to 45 minutes. Makes 14 - 16 "muffin" meatloaves. The kids love this that way.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southern