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Lil Cheddar Meat Loaves Recipe
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Lil Cheddar Meat Loaves Recipe

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I got this recipe from my Aunt when I was a teen and have made these lip-smacking miniature loaves many times. My husband and three children count this main dish among their favorites. The recipe is also great for company, since it's easily doubled or tripled. —Kathy Bowron, Cocolalla, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 254 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 690 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk egg and milk. Stir in the cheese, oats, onion and salt. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into eight loaves; place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the ketchup, brown sugar and mustard; spoon over loaves.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until no pink remains and a meat thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Lil Cheddar Meat Loaves in Taste of Home April/May 1999, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 254 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 690 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2016

"Quickly became a family favorite. I have two tips: One, replace half of the ketchup in the sauce with your favorite bbq sauce. And two, double the recipe because there will be no leftovers!"

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Reviewed Jan. 1, 2016

"This smells fantastic when it is in the oven, and it tastes as good as it smells."

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Reviewed Dec. 18, 2015

"A family favorite...made at least once a month!"

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Reviewed Dec. 12, 2015

"A friend brought these over after i had my first baby. Very good"

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Reviewed Nov. 2, 2015

"Making this again tonight because it is a favorite at our house. The flavor and consistency are great when hot and even better the next day on a sandwich. I make my mini loaves bigger than suggested - 4 loaves instead of 8. One pound of meat only serves 4 here."

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