My wife felt like eating meatloaf this week, so I dug up an old email sent to me from my dad with the recipe. The perfect thing to eat it with was, of course, the mashed potatoes from my previous post!
It tasted just like at home--except the TV wasn't on in the background this time.
2 lbs ground beef, replacing up to 1 lb with ground pork if desired (and don't use the lean stuff!)
1 carrot, grated
1 stalk celery, small dice
1 onion, small dice
1 granny smith apple, small dice
1 cup Quaker's 3-minute oatmeal
ground pepper, to taste
several healthy pinches of salt
1 tbsp soy sauce and/or Worcestershire sauce
- Preheat oven to 350°F
- Mix all ingredients together
- Line a loaf pan with aluminum foil or parchment if you're lazy like me and don't want to clean up afterward
- Bake at 350°F for 1½ hours. The top should be a deep brown color.
- Let it rest for 10 minutes.