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Golden Secret Meat Loaf Recipe

The "secret" in this meat loaf is cheese—one of our state's claim to fame! This recipe was given to me by a very good college friend.—Marilyn Leum, Westby, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1-1/2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese cut into 1/2-inch cubes

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the egg, applesauce, bread crumbs, onion, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Add ground beef; mix well. Fold in cheese. Pat into a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours or until no pink remains. Drain. Let stand a few minutes before slicing. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 226 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 89 mg cholesterol, 271 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Reviews for Golden Secret Meat Loaf

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2010

"My Husband and Kids love this meatloaf !!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2008

"This is one of the better meatloaf recipes I've tried. Moist and good. The nutmey was a new flavor for me, so I should have decreased it to 1/4 tsp. Good basic recipe minus the nutmeg. Thanks for a good one!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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