Welcome to my favorite family recipes, and some of my own discoveries. All of the recipes published here will be “tried and true”. I grew up with many of these recipes. My mom is a very good cook. We were a working class family, but we always had good food. Nothing fancy, but everything was good. I will also be sharing Mom’s best cake recipes.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Easy Classic Meatloaf
Mom is a terrific cook, but I was never crazy about her meatloaf.Too much sage.As an adult, I discovered the Lipton Soup
meatloaf recipe.I’ve been using it for
years now.My only complaint about the
recipe is that it is too salty for my taste, so I use 2 ½ pounds of hamburger
instead of the recommended 2 pounds.I
make a shallow, thin meatloaf, more like a sheet cake instead of a traditional
loaf, and I make a tomato sauce topping.
beef in bowl.Add onion soup mix.Other varieties of Lipton Soup work also,
such as Beefy Onion, or Onion Mushroom.
3.Add ¾ cups dry
bread crumbs.I use Progresso plain or
Italian.I have also used quick
oats.Alternatively you can use 1 ½ cups
fresh bread crumbs, or 5 slices of bread, cubed.
water, and ketchup.Combine all
ingredients.I start out with a large
spoon, but ultimately do the final mix with my hands.
5.You can shape
into a traditional loaf, on a 9- X 13-inch baking pan, but I press meat mixture
flat, utilizing the entire baking dish.Then I poke a few holes in the center, so that the meatloaf will cook
paste, ketchup, and molasses (or brown sugar).Spread over meat mixture.