Thursday, January 2, 2014

1.2.3 Meatloaf

1.2.3. Meat Loaf

2 ½ lbs of ground chuck
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup of milk
1 ½ cup of breadcrumbs
1 tbsp of onion powder
1 tbsp of garlic powder, or to taste
¼ of red peppers, diced
¼ of green peppers, diced
½ of medium onion, diced
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
½ cup of Beef stock
1 of tsp of black pepper
1 envelope of vegetable soup mix
Cooking spray

Savory Mushroom Gravy

1 pint of mushrooms, sliced
2 cups of beef stock
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 -3 drops of kitchen boutique, as desired
3 tbsp of flour
4 tbsp of butter
½ tsp of black pepper

Meatloaf Directions:
In a large bowl or mixer combine all ingredients well (except for the cooking spray). Spray a large loaf pan with the cooking spray.  Bake at 350 degrees for 1:20 hours or until meat loaf reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees. Let rest for 10 to 20 minutes.

Savory Mushroom Gravy Directions:

In a large skillet melt half of the butter then add mushrooms. Cook mushrooms until they become wilted and tender (2 minutes).   Add the remaining butter then stir in flour and continue to stir until flour gets lightly brown and bubbly. Add stock, then remaining ingredients and stir until gravy becomes thick and smooth.
Serve on top of meatloaf.