Cooking hearty vegetables alongside makes this meat loaf an easy meal in one. I've made the recipe many times since I received it from a friend years ago. - Marian Tobin, Underhill, Vermont
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- 6 medium potatoes, peeled
- 6 medium onions, peeled
- 6 medium carrots, halved lengthwise
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
- 1 tablespoon chopped onion
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
- 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
- 1-1/3 cups water
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
- Place potatoes, whole onions and carrots in a Dutch oven. Cover with water. Bring to a boil; boil for 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine milk, egg, bread crumbs, chopped onion, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into a loaf in a large roasting pan. Drain vegetables; arrange around loaf. Combine the soup, water, brown sugar and mustard; pour over meat loaf and vegetables.
- Cover and bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours or until a thermometer reads 160° and vegetables are tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Meat Loaf Stew in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p43