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Company Meat Loaf Recipe

Company Meat Loaf Recipe

I received this recipe years ago from my sister who lives in Idaho. It's a hit every time I serve it!—Alice Hoffman, Perry, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 6 slices bread, toasted, cubed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • MEAT LOAF:
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
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Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, saute onion and celery in butter until tender. In a large bowl, combine the bread cubes, egg and water. Stir in the onion mixture, poultry seasoning, salt and pepper; set aside.
  • 2. In another large bowl, combine the egg, milk, bread crumbs and salt. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Pat two-thirds of the meat mixture onto the bottom and up the sides to within 3/4 in. of the top of a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Spoon filling into meat shell; cover top with remaining meat mixture and seal edges.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until meat is no longer pink; drain. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 342 calories, 22 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 143 mg cholesterol, 764 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.