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Meat Loaf Potato Surprise

 Meat Loaf Potato Surprise
Meet the Cook: Although I'm retired after years teaching school, my days continue to be full. So easy dishes like this still are a blessing to me. My husband - who's a meat loaf lover - and I have five grown children and eight grandchildren.—Lois Gallup Edwards, Woodland, California
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.


  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 4 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • Additional Parmesan cheese, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the crumbs, broth, egg and seasonings; let
  • stand for 2 minutes. Sprinkle beef over mixture and mix well.
  • On a piece of waxed paper, pat meat mixture into a 10-in. square.
  • Combine hash browns, cheese, parsley and onion salt; spoon over
  • meat.

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Meat Loaf Potato Surprise (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Roll up, jelly-roll style, removing waxed paper as you roll. Pinch
  • edges and ends to seal; place with seam side down in an ungreased
  • shallow baking pan.
  • Bake at 375° for 40 minutes. Combine the first three sauce
  • ingredients; spoon over loaf. Return to the oven for 10 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 249 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 889 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.