Thursday, January 5, 2017
The Best Meatloaf
1 tablespoon butter.
1/4 cup minced onion.
2 cloves garlic, minced.
1 1/2 teaspoon salt.
1 1/2 teaspooon freshly ground black pepper.
2 pounds extra -lean ground beef.
3 slices bread, toasted and crumbled.
7 buttery round crackers, crushed
1 egg, lightly beaten.
3 1/2 tablespoons sour cream.
1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce.
1(15 ounce) can tomato sauce, divided.
1/4 cup milk (optional).
3 tablespoons ketchup.
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C).
2. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat, cook the onion and garlic 5 minutes, until
onion is tender. Remove from heat, and season with salt and pepper.
3. In a large bowl, mix the oinio and garlic, beef, crumble bread, crushed cracker, egg,
sour cream, worcestershire sauce, and 1/2 can tomato sauce. Gradually stir in the milk
1 teaspoon at a time until mixture is moist, but not soggy. Transfer the mixture to a 5x9 inch
4.Bake uncovered in the preheated oven 40 minutes.
Increase oven temperature to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C), and continue baking 15 minutes,
to an internal temperature of the 160 degrees F(70 degrees C).
5.In a small bowll, mix the remaining tomato sauce and ketchup. Pour over the top of the
meatloaf, and continue baking 10 minutes.