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Crazy Meatloaf

Russ Myers


Offered as part of my Ground Beef Favorites Collection from First Ladies.
This is purported to be the favorite recipe of a wife of a Governor, United States
I found these recipes in an old cookbook which has no name or any identifying labels.


★★★★★ 3 votes

6 / 8
25 Min
1 Hr


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10 oz pkg. frozen mixed vegetables
1/4 c
1 medium
onion, chopped
2 c
soft bread crumbs
1/4 c
chopped parsley
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
thyme, dried
3/4 tsp
1 large
egg, slightly beaten
1/2 c
1/2 tsp
basil, dried
1 1/2 lb
ground chuck
1 c
grated cheddar cheese

How to Make Crazy Meatloaf


  • 1Cook mixed vegetables for 5 minutes in boiling salted water; drain.
    Melt butter in skillet; add onions and cook until tender but not browned.
  • 2Add bread crumbs, parsley, 1/4 teaspoon salt, thyme, and 1/4 teaspoon tobasco.
    In a mixing bowl,combine egg, milk, remaining salt, basil, and remaining tobasco.
  • 3Add 1 cup of bread crumbs to egg mixture; mix well.
    Gently blend ground chuck into bread crumb / egg mixture.
    Handle as little as possible for more tender meat.
  • 4Gently press all but 2 cups of meat mixture over bottom and 3/4 up the sides of a 9x5x3 loaf pan, leaving center hollow.
  • 5Combine remaining bread crumb mixture with mixed vegetables and grated cheese; turn into hollow space in loaf pan.
    Cover with remaining meat mixture.
  • 6Bake at 350 F oven for 1 hour.
    Let stand for 10 minutes before turning out onto serving platter.
    Serve with cheese sauce if desired.

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About Crazy Meatloaf

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom

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