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Meat Loaf Recipe

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Shirley McQueen
Added: Sunday, June 24, 2007


3 lbs ground chuck
1 medium onion - chopped
1 Pkg Lipton Onion & Mushroom soup mix
6 - 7 crushed saltine crackers or
l/2 Cup of italian bread crumbs
2 eggs
1/2 Cup of milk
Seasoning Salt
Black Pepper

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees
Place ground chuck in a large bowl
In a separate bowl, combine eggs, with soup mix
Crush the crackers and wet with milk or water until
Finally fold in chopped onion, with eggs mixture and crackers. Fold this mixture in with the ground chuck and knead, and integrate all ingredients.
Season lightly with seasoning salt and black pepper
Place meat mixture in a glass 9 x 13 baking dish
Mold the meatloaf into a linear/oval shape
Bake in over for approximately 1 hour and check often to ensure that it is done in the middle. (May take longer depending on different ovens)
Prepare a mixture of ketsup/water and flour to top
the meatloaf the last 15 minutes of cooking.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 - 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Moma's meat loaf was hearty in substance and
pleasing to the appetite. It was always served with
creamy homemade mashed potatoes and sweet garden peas, carrots and hot rolls. This meatloaf is always moist and flavorable. Enjoy!




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