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Crisscross Meat Loaf Recipe

Crisscross Meat Loaf Recipe

I found this recipe years ago, and keep coming back to it often....it's the meat loaf my family requests most!—Betty Fugate, Plainfield, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 4 saltine crackers, crushed
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
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  • 2 to 3 ounces sliced American cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine egg, ketchup, crushed crackers, onion, Worcestershire sauce, salt, thyme and pepper. Add ground beef; mix well. In a shallow baking dish, shape meat mixture into a 7-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until no pink remains. Cut cheese slices into strips; arrange cheese in a crisscross pattern over meat loaf. Let stand a few minutes before serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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