Depression Meat Loaf
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.
- 1/2 cup evaporated milk
- 2 slices bread
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- In a large bowl, pour milk over bread. Let stand until the milk is absorbed. Add onion, salt and pepper. Stir with fork until bread softens and is light and fluffy. Mix in ground beef. In a shallow baking dish, shape into a 7x3x2-in. loaf. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until no pink remains.
Nov 28, 2014
Wonderful. This is my go to recipe. Very easy to make. Made it for my brother. He loved it. Will have the rest of it tonight for dinner. My brother wants me to make it again.
Apr 26, 2014
Farilady doesn't know the difference between evaporated milk and sweetened condensed milk, i think
Apr 12, 2014
Not sure what Farilady did wrong but my family loved this. It's moist and easy to put together. I made a quadruple batch and I have only 1 pan left. I'll make this again.
Jan 23, 2014
This was awful.. My husband loves meatloaf but could not eat more than one bite before he said how bad it was.. Entirely toooooooo sweet. I even tried to feed it to my dogs and they would not even eat it and they eat everything..
Apr 18, 2012
This was very good. Thank you. I used half and half instead of the evaporated milk and give or take another 1/4 cup of onions. Thank you again.
Jun 8, 2010
Great taste and it's moist! We stuck it on a hamburger bun with ketchup and it was delicious!
May 16, 2010
This is my main meatloaf recipe! It is always good and sooo simple! Have been making this for years!
Nov 17, 2009
I would like the directions to cook it in a slow cooker. Thanks.
May 24, 2009
I will definetly try. Just the two of us. I will use the extra evap milk in the mashed potatoes with a little butter and couple tablespoons of cream cheese. Top with chopped green of onion. Thanks much for the reciepe.