Meat Loaf Patties Recipe

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"I copied this recipe from my mom before my husband and I were married," recalls Nancy Carpenter, Sidney, Montana. "These moist burgers are still a favorite after more than 20 years." They're economical, too, at 39 cents a patty.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup coarsely crushed saltines (about 20), divided
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup ketchup

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 212 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 441 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine egg, milk, onion, chili powder, salt and Worcestershire sauce. Mix in 1/2 cup cracker crumbs. Add beef; mix well. Shape into six patties, about 1/2 in. thick. Coat with remaining crumbs. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook patties in oil for 5 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink. Serve with ketchup. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note:The cost per serving does not include optional ingredients such as garnishes. When there is a choice of two ingredients, the cost is figured with the first one listed.
Originally published as Meat Loaf Patties in Quick Cooking May/June 2000, p22

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 212 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 441 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Sep. 22, 2012

"Easy and tastes great! Next time I will only use half the garlic."

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Reviewed Apr. 4, 2011

"i have been making these patties since recipe was published in 2000. very easy to make and easy on the budget. i always serve them with mashed pototoes and some kind of veggie for a very satiisfying meal for my family of five!"

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