Meat Loaf

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by McCord6, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. How do you make your meat loaf?

    I have a famous Corn Bread Meat Loaf. I use the box of corn muffin mix from Jiffy in replace of bread crumbs or crackers.
  2. Scoop

    Scoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2009
    Central PA
    I usually put in an envelope of dry onion soup. I use that to flavor a lot of things. Sometimes I add ketchup, too. And ketchup on top is so awesome! [​IMG]
  3. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

    Feb 11, 2008
    Waterloo, Nebraska
    I used seasoned bread stuffing cubes instead of bread crumbs, and I put in a can of pork gray and an egg for the liquid.
  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I use one egg for each pound of meat, a cup of so of Progresso breadcrumbs, chopped onion and enough milk to moisten.
  5. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    meat loaf is one of those things I really don't like and therefore never cook. However my son loves it and orders it in fine restaurants, his favorite is a blend of ground beef and lamb with italian style herbs.
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2009
  6. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    I add rolled oats to the meat to make it go further. The oats absorb excess liquid and you can't even taste them by the time its cooked. This almost halves the cost of the meatloaf and also makes it healthier, in my opinion. Like others, I also add eggs, onion soup powder and ketchup or tomato sauce.
  7. CedarRidgeChicks

    CedarRidgeChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2009
    Adair Co.Ky
    I do the same as HEChicken but add a dash of worchestershire sauce. I also slice bell peppers and onions and put them in the pan and put meatloaf on top, my DH doesn't like either one but likes the flavors that it gives the meatloaf.
  8. Amethyste

    Amethyste For Love of Boo...

    I follow my grandmas recipe....

    ground beef and pork sausage
    dry mustard
    celery salt
    dry oatmeal
    2 eggs
    worcestershire sauce
    bay leaf

    I add 2 beef OXO cubes < like stock cubes?> crumbled in, make a slice in the top of the loaf and put in the bayleaves and cook in oven till done. Then I wrap it in foil for a few mins to rest, and I take the dripings and make a gravy with butter/flour roux. Turns out great every time !
  9. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    I use half ground chuck and half ground turkey to make it lighter. Eggs for sure, oatmeal is cheaper than bread. Tomato soup or ketchup in the mix and on top, onions, herbs, whatever I have on hand!

    I'd LOVE to have the cornbread recipe! Sounds yummy to me!

    ETA, the basic meatloaf recipe will be in the soon arriving BYC Cookbook! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2009
  10. Chicksdigit

    Chicksdigit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2009
    Tool, Texas
    I just mix in a jar of chunky Salsa to about 3 lbs of meat and cook for about an hour at 350-375 degrees and then ketchup on top for another 20 mins or so so that the ketchup gets darkened and sticky. It is a pretty good meatloaf. And Easy.....

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