Prairie Meat Loaf Recipe
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
- 3 cups old-fashioned oats
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1-1/2 cups beef broth
- 1-1/2 cups finely chopped onion
- 1-1/2 cups finely chopped celery
- 2-1/2 cups (10 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
- 4 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
- 1. In a large bowl, beat eggs; stir in ketchup, mustard, oats, salt, garlic powder, thyme and basil. In a small saucepan, bring broth to a boil; add to oat mixture. Stir in the onion, celery and 2 cups of cheese. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
- 2. Press into two ungreased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pans. Bake at 375° for 1-1/4 hours until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160°; drain. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; let stand until melted. Yield: 2 loaves (6-8 servings each).
1 slice: 316 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 680mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 29g protein.
Reviews for Prairie Meat Loaf
"This recipe is great everybody loves it. I used crushed crackers instead of old-fashioned oats and left out the shredded cheese."
"I have made this several times and it has never been less than good. I like the extra fiber the oatmeal gives it."
"I've made this several times a year - ever since it first published in 1998. I usually freeze the 2nd loaf, but also use it when making a "crisis" meal for someone else. We all like it, and the folks I've shared it with have all enjoyed it, too"
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.