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South Dakota Meat Loaf Makeover

 South Dakota Meat Loaf Makeover
Our Test Kitchen took Lauree Buus' large meat loaf and turned it into five mini-loaves. They relied on the microwave for some quick cooking. The result was fantastic! The Rapid City, South Dakota cook can whip up her recipe even faster!
5 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/4 cup ketchup


  • In a large bowl, combine the egg, milk, Worcestershire sauce, oats,
  • onion, salt, sage and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix
  • well.
  • Shape into five loaves; arrange around the edge of a microwave-safe
  • deep-dish pie plate.
  • Cover and microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until meat is no
  • longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 5
  • minutes. Spread ketchup over meat loaves. Yield: 5 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 meat loaf equals 366 calories,

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South Dakota Meat Loaf Makeover (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 20 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 786 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.