Wednesday, February 10, 2010

BBQ Meatloaf w/ Mashed Potatoes & Corn

This dinner cost about $5-$6 for me to make.

BBQ Meat Loaf  

Ingredients :
  • 1.5 lbs ground beef
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • approx. 2 cups ketchup ( or 2 (8oz) cans tomato sauce )
  • 3 tbs vinegar
  • 3tbs brown sugar
  • 2 tbs dijon mustard
  • 2 tbs Worcestershire sauce 
  • 1/2 cup water, to thin sauce if necessary
1. Preheat oven to 350 . Mix together the beef, bread crumbs, onion, egg, salt, pepper, and 1/2 cup of the ketchup or sauce.

2. Form the mixture into a loaf and place in a shallow pan.

3.Stir together the remaining ketchup or tomato sauce, vinegar, sugar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and the water ( if too thick).

4. Pour over the meatloaf. Bake for 1 hr, basting every 15 min w/ the pan juices.

Mashed Potatoes
  • 2.5lbs of Potatoes 
  • 6 tbs butter
  • 3/4 cup of whole milk
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup shredded extra sharp cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream  
1. Peel and cut potatoes into 1/2 inch to 1 inch chunks. Place in a pot and boil until tender then drain.

2.Mash the butter, salt, pepper, and shredded cheese together. Next add sour cream and milk.

Lemon Pepper Corn

  • 2 cans of corn
  • 2 tbs butter
  • lemon pepper seasoning to taste
1. Put both cans of corn in a pan along with the lemon pepper and butter. Turn heat to med. Cook until butter is melted and corn is warm. With slotted spoon transfer corn to a bowl and add extra lemon pepper seasoning.

1 comment:

Melissa said...

Thanks for sharing the recipes! The mashed potatoes with cheese and sour cream look especially good!