Reader recipe Best Ever Meat Loaf
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Best Ever Meat Loaf

This loaf maybe frozen baked or unbaked if using fresh grd. beef. So it can be made ahead. This is definitely one meat loaf u can serve to company. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes and a green vegetable.

By Dianne Semmens

Source: Dianne Semmens

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 104 ratings.
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  • Prep time 15 mins.
  • Cook time 1 hr. plus 10 mins.
  • Portion size 8


  • 2 2eggeggs, beaten lightly with a fork
  • 2/3 cup 2/3cupmilk
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 2 tsp 2tspsalt
  • 3 slices 3slicesfresh bread, crumbled
  • 1 1chopped oniononions
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupchopped carrotcarrots
  • 1 cup 1cupshredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 lbs 1-1/2lbslean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupbrown sugar
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupketchup or chili sauce, or both
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspprepared mustard
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Beat eggs in large bowl,add milk, salt, pepper and crumbled bread; beat until bread disintegrated. Add onion, carrot, cheese & beef mixing well. Pack into 9x5" loaf pan. Combine brown sugar, ketchup, chili sauce & mustard, spread over loaf. Bake in 350 degree oven for 1 hr. Let stand 10 mins., remove from pan. Serve hot or cold. Make 8 hot slices or 12 cold slices. A food processor comes in handy as everything can be chopped in it.

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