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Karen's Meat Loaf Recipe

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Karen Lauer
Added: Wednesday, January 30, 2008


1 cup packed ark brown sugar
1/3 c water
1/3 c apple cider vinegar
2 tsp yellow mustard

Meat Loaf:
1 1/2 lbs ground round or chuck
1/2 lb bulk pork sausage
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 c cracker crumbs
1/2 c ketchup
1/4 c milk
1/2 onion, finely chopped
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp freshly ground pepper

For sauce,combine sugar, water, vinegar and mustard in small saucepan. Heat to boil. Remove from heat; set aside.

Heat oven to 400.

For meat loaf, mix together all ingredients with hands in medium bowl. Transfer to medium ovenproof skillet. Shape into 9 by 5 inch loaf. Pour sauce over meat loaf. Bake, uncovered, until lightly browned and firm, and an instant-read thermometer inserted into center reads 160, about 55 minutes. Let stand about 15 minutes beore slicing.

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Personal Notes:
This is a recipe I found in the Tacoma News Tribune many years ago.




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