Our Simple Pleasures

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As I promised, here is my mom’s meatloaf recipe (which I think came from my dad’s mom).  It’s so tasty, I won’t even eat any other kind…and I would NEVER think of ordering it in a restaurant… because it’s never like this!


Sweet and Sour Meat Loaf

1 small onion, minced
1/4 cup crushed crackers
1- 8 oz can of tomato sauce
1/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
1/4 cup vinegar
1 teaspoon mustard (prepared)
1 egg
2 lbs ground beef
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

In a mixing bowl, mix tomato sauce with sugar, vinegar, ad mustard until sugar dissolves.  Set aside.

In another bowl, slightly beat the egg with a fork, add onion, crackers, ground beef, 1/2 cup of the tomato sauce mixture, salt and pepper.  Combine lightly. 

SHape meat into shallow baking dish. Pour the rest of the tomato sauce mixture over the top of the meat loaf. 

Bake, basting occasionally.  350 degrees for 1 hour.

 Tasty, tasty, tasty!

I usually double the tomato sauce  mixture and keep 1/2 of it to serve over the meatloaf (heated).  It’s delicious!

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