CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Swedish MeatloafThis comfort food recipe was a winner in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Tried and True Recipe Contest.
By: Herald Staff Report, Grand Forks Herald
This comfort food recipe was a winner in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Tried and True Recipe Contest.
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
½ cup ketchup
1½ teaspoons prepared mustard, preferably spicy
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 pounds ground beef
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup cornflakes
2 teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 onion, finely chopped
Combine sugar, ketchup, mustard, vinegar and nutmeg in saucepan. Cook, stirring, over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes. Set aside. Crumble beef into bowl. Add eggs, cornflakes, salt, pepper, parsley and onion. Add half of sauce mixture. Mix gently. Shape meat mixture into loaf. Place on baking tray. Bake for 45 minutes. Remove from oven, top with remaining sauce, return to oven. Bake for 15 minutes more.
Yield: Serves 8.
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