Wednesday, April 25, 2012

meatloaf

Here's the deal.
I don't cook.
It's not that I haven't tried... I just usually suck at it.
I'm not being modest either!  I promise I'm just not cut out for the kitchen!

{LUCKILY, the hubs is an awesome chef so we eat really well!}

I did try a recipe once that got some pretty good reviews from the fam!
It's "My Meatloaf"
and it's one of our faves!
{especially on a cold, rainy & lazy Sunday}

I've tweaked it a tad, but I thought I would share it with you today!


What you'll need

lean ground beef (I use about 2lbs)
2 cups of bran cereal
2/3 cups BBQ sauce (I use Kraft Light)
2 eggs
1 onion
1 red pepper
1 carrot

heat the oven to 375
Mix cereal, BBQ sauce & eggs until well blended, then add the rest of the ingredients




I use a nice glass pan and coat the top of the meatloaf with more BBQ sauce! So yummmmm!


Bake for 1 hour, and enjoy!
This week I served it with cripsy french fries & vegetables (not shown! ha!), but it's also great with rice or homemade mashed potatoes!  I love it because it's a great way to sneak in veggies & bran without anyone really noticing! And it's EASY!


Please excuse this lame attempt at a recipe post...
but DO try out this recipe and let me know what you think of it!


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13 comments

  1. That looks SO yummy!!!!! My boys would gobble that right up!

    Have a good week!
    ~Samantha
    http://www.thepeanutsgang.com/2012/04/ordinary.html

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  2. ummm YUM - i'm a sucker for comfort food, and this is just that. oh, and p.s. this is NOT lame, it actually looks super delish!

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  3. great post! I wish I weren't allergic to bran because that is an excellent healthy alternative to bread crumbs! (I have to use rice-cakes - not quite the same :p). Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Can you use Rice Chex cereal? I use them in place of bread crumbs cup for cup.

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  4. Our family loves meatloaf! This recipe looks interesting, but good! I wanna try it out now :)

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  5. I love meatloaf, yum!! This looks fab :) x

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  6. Well, Lena, your Diet Coke sloppy joes are a favourite of mine, so I'll have to try this meat loaf...you may not post a lot of recipes, but what you do post is quality!! ;)

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  7. This was a great recipe post! It looks totes professional! AND I want that diet coke sloppy joe recipe Jill mentioned above. Have you done that as a tute before??

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  8. This is awesome! I'll have to give it a try. I'm not the one normally found in the kitchen though. LOL

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  9. Looks delicious! I HATE cooking! My poor family. I'll have to give this one a try, as we all like meatloaf!

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  10. That really looks delicious! I'm not much of a run of the mill meatloaf fan, but this recipe looks doable and yummy!

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  11. Oh, I really do think this qualifies as gourmet cooking-- I'm just sayin'

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