Savory Scotch Meat Loaves

1
Cindi Bauer

By
@DomesticGoddess

I love these scotch meat loaves with the ketchup glaze on top. You can make these meat loaves with either ground beef or with ground pork sausage. I especially enjoy them made with "seasoned" ground pork sausage, which already has salt, ground black pepper, minced garlic, and ground sage added to it.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
5 medium size hard boiled eggs, peeled (See *Note)
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup
    soft bread crumbs (see *note)
  • 1/4 cup
    diced onion
  • 1/4 cup
    diced green bell peppers
  • 1/2 tsp.
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp.
    pepper
  • 1 lb.
    ground beef, or ground pork (see *note)
  • 5 medium
    size hard boiled eggs, peeled (see *note)
  • SAUCE:

  • 3/4 cup
    ketchup
  • 3 Tbsp.
    water
  • 1-1/2 tsp.
    vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp.
    chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp.
    dried, crushed, oregano leaves
  • 1/8 tsp.
    dried, crushed, oregano leaves

How to Make Savory Scotch Meat Loaves

Step-by-Step

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the beaten egg, bread crumbs, diced onion, diced green pepper, plus the salt and pepper.
  2. Add the ground beef or ground pork; mix well.
  3. Shape equal portions of the meat mixture around each hard boiled egg; completely enclosing the egg.
  4. Arrange the meat loaves in a 13x9x2-inch baking dish. (If I'm using 90% lean ground beef, I'll lightly grease the baking dish before adding the meat loaves.)
  5. Bake in a 350º oven for 30 minutes.
  6. While the meat loaves are baking in the oven, prepare the sauce.
  7. In a bowl, combine all of the sauce ingredients.
  8. Once the meat loaves have baked for 30 minutes, remove the baking dish from the oven, and discard any excess fat.
  9. Pour the sauce over the meat loaves, and return the baking dish to the oven.
  10. Continue baking the meat loaves in the oven for 15 minutes.
  11. Once the meat loaves are done baking, remove from baking dish and serve immediately.
  12. *Note: Sometimes when I'm mixing up the meat loaves, I'll substitute 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup of plain dried bread crumbs for the soft bread crumbs. I have also made the meat loaves using either 85% or 87% ground beef. Also, if desired, you can opt to make 4 meat loaves, by just using 4 large size hard boiled eggs, and shaping a 1/4 of the meat mixture around each hard boiled egg. Arrange the meat loaves in an 8 or 9-inch baking pan, and bake as stated in cooking instructions. Also, I did want to mention, when it comes to preparing the medium hard boiled eggs, I let the eggs come to a boil in a saucepan of water, I then remove the pan from the heat, cover the pan, and let the eggs sit for 9 minutes. Afterwards, I place the eggs in cold water (which I also added ice cubes to it), and let the eggs sit for 15 minutes. I then remove the eggs, peel them, rinse them under cold water, and pat them dry with paper toweling before I proceed to make the meatloaves.

Printable Recipe Card

About Savory Scotch Meat Loaves




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

7 Feel-Better Homemade Chicken Soup Recipes

7 Feel-Better Homemade Chicken Soup Recipes


Homemade chicken noodle soup can fix anything. When sick, it speeds up the healing process. Want something satisfying on a cold day? Chicken soup will warm ya right up. Traditional chicken soup is made from chicken broth, chunks of chicken, and vegetables like carrots, celery, and onion. Noodles, spices, and other ingredients can be added […]

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love


Perfect for the holidays or for a random Saturday morning, french toast is a family favorite. What can be better than bread dipped in egg and pan-fried to golden brown perfection? Oh yeah – changing it up! By adding fruit, turning it into a casserole, or combining other favorite breakfasts (like cinnamon rolls), the possibilities […]

32 Leftover Turkey Recipes

32 Leftover Turkey Recipes


Leftovers are one of our top 5 favorite things about Thanksgiving! From sandwiches to casseroles to soups, turkey leftover recipes are a delicious tradition we love partaking in. Don’t settle for the same boring ideas. Check out these 32 turkey leftover recipes that might just be better than Thanksgiving dinner.