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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Souperior Meat Loaf

No, that’s not a type in the blog post title. Dry onion soup mix is a featured ingredient in this meat loaf recipe. Grenville now asks for this version every time we have it for dinner.

Souperior Meat Loafopnion soup mix

  • 1 Lipton® Onion Soup Mix (or any brand you prefer) 
  • 1 lb ground beef 
  • ¾ C plain bread crumbs 
  • 2 eggs 
  • ¾ C water 
  • 1/3 C ketchup

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Combine all ingredients in large bowl.
  3. Shape into loaf in 13x9-inch baking or roasting pan.
    (Optional: spread some ketchup on top of loaf)
  4. Bake uncovered 1 hour or until done.
  5. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Serves 6-8; prep time 10 minutes; cook time 1 hour

012611 mac and cheese (1)Sorry, there’s no photos of last night’s dinner.
It was delicious served with homemade macaroni and cheese.

Perfect comfort food for a rainy winter night – or snowy one too.

14 comments:

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

You know, I haven't made this meatloaf in year and had forgotten how good it was! I must put in a stock of onion soup again!

YOu are so right about posting, comments, and followers. Not only that, I also feel honored to have you as a blogging friend. I just want you to know that! :)
Hugs!
Mona

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Thanks Mona, the honor and great pleasure is mine as well. Wow, we are certainly a mutual admiration society today and that's GREAT - hugs back to you!

grammie g said...

Hi Beatrice....that sounds great to me...when you live alone it is hard to make those kinds of things...if you come back to Maine you can come over and cook some for me!!
Onion soup mix is good for a lot of yummy stuff!!

Linda (PA_shutterbug) said...

I've made this meatloaf in the past. It's been a while; perhaps it will be dinner again one day soon! Thanks for the reminder.

George said...

I've used dry onion soup mix in a couple of different recipes and it gives the dish a wonderful taste (if I do say so myself!).

Mama-Bug said...

Good old fashioned comfort food; doesn't get any better! My own meatloaf is very similar to your recipe.

Montanagirl said...

I have a very similar recipe that I use often. It's so easy to make, and so tasty.

Far Side of Fifty said...

Sounds quick and easy to me..I will have to give it a try..we have not had meatloaf in ages.. I always spread the ketchup on top too! :)

diane b said...

Cooking with soup is a boon. Anyone who has a bear as an avatar and a frog in the title has to be a friend of mine. I love both bears and frogs.

Anvilcloud said...

I put onion soup mix in mine too, but only 1/2 package.

Country Mouse Studio said...

I agree, I love onion soup mix

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Grammie G, next time we visit Maine, we will definitely look you up and just might take you up on that offer as we do like to cook (can't you tell?)

Linda, George, Mama-Bug and Mona looks like we have similar tastes and recipes for meatloaf - there's just enough left for a second dinner.

Hi Far Side, do give this one a try - at least once and let us know if you enjoyed it!

Welcome Diane, we agree about cooking with soup and usually avoid dry mixes except that this one works so well! We love bears (teddys) and frogs as you can tell by our name...penguins too!

AC, yes it is good to cut down on the amount and I do that when using a small amount of meat.

Hi Carole...yes onion soup mix is handy at times!

Out on the prairie said...

Yummer everyone in the room around me said. I used to always have this on hand.My mom made a beef and pork roast together with it and it made the best gravy, but I never had that luck.

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Steve, the best meatloaf I've ever had combined 3 types of meat: pork, veal and beef. Sometimes, you can even find this mix pre-packaged in supermarkets.

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