Nation Herbed Meat Loaf

Nation Herbed Meat Loaf

I have 3 kids and I’m constantly attempting new meat loaf dishes. This dish is something I established, and it’s one of the very first meat loaves that my kids really went for. See if your kids like it, too!

Active Ingredients

  • HERB SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 large onion, carefully sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • MEAT LOAF:
  • 2 pounds ground beef or mix of ground beef, pork and veal
  • 1 cup skilled dry bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 large eggs, beaten

Instructions

  • In a frying pan, heat oil on high. Saute the mushrooms; onion and garlic. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper and sugar. Eliminate 1-1/2 cups. Add water, bay leaf and basil to skillet. Simmer, uncovered, for 45 minutes, stirring periodically.
  • Meanwhile, integrate all meat loaf ingredients with 1-1/2 cups reserved sauce. press into a 9×5-in. loaf pan lined with waxed paper. Unmold onto a roasting pan. Bake at 350 ° for 45 minutes or until no pink stays and a thermometer checks out 160 °. Remove from oven; drain. Spread 1/2 cup of herb sauce over top of meat loaf. Return to oven for 15 minutes. Dispose of bay leaf and serve remaining sauce over specific portions.
Nutrition Facts

1 each: 334 calories, 18 g fat (6g hydrogenated fat), 103 mg cholesterol, 625 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 23 g protein.

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