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Grandmother’s Meat Loaf

My grandmother gave me this recipe many years ago. The buttery flavor of the crushed crackers is what gives this meat loaf the special taste that our family says is best!—Etta Winter, Pavilion, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2/3 cup finely crushed butter-flavored crackers
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoonground sage or poultry seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • Green pepper rings, optional
  • Onion rings, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine eggs, milk, crushed crackers, onion, salt, sage or poultry seasoning and pepper. Add ground beef; mix well. press mixture into an 8x4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 1-1/4 hours or until no pink remains. Garnish with green pepper and onion rings if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 210 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 109mg cholesterol, 425mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 19g protein.

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