Saturday, December 7, 2013

Savory Meat Loaf

Savory Meat Loaf

 



What's for dinner? Here's an idea! How about a  delicious savory meat loaf.  This meaty dish will satisfy that growling stomach that's been aching to be filled. This main dish goes well with a side of  mouthwatering garlic mash potatoes .




INGREDIENTS






  • 1 1/2  pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • garlic clove, finely chopped or 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • egg
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves
  • slices bread, torn into small pieces
  • small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
  • 2 teaspoons ketchup or BBQ sauce



Topping
  • 1/2 cup ketchup, chili sauce or barbecue sauce





 Heat oven to 350°F.



Mix all ingredients except ketchup. Spread mixture in a loaf pan ( use about 3 slices of dried bread on the bottom of pan to absorb the juices) , shape into 9 x 5 -inch loaf in a rectangular pan. Spread ketchup over top. Bake uncovered 1 hour to or until thermometer reads 160°F. Serve with a side garlic mash potatoes.