MEATLOAF - Helen Sullivan McIntyre
Helen made meatloaf often. It was a meal the family liked. This recipe, she called "Prize Winning" meat loaf. Not sure how it got the name.
- 1 1/2 pound ground beef
- 3/4 cup oats (uncooked)
- 1/4 cup chopped onion (or 1 tblsp dry minced onion)
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1 cup tomato juice or small 8 oz Hunt's tomato sauce
- 1 egg, beaten
Combine all ingredients thoroughly. Pack firmly into 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch loaf pan, ungreased. Bake in a preheated, moderate oven (350 degrees) 1 hour and 15 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.
For hamburgers - omit egg and reduce tomato juice to 1/2 cup. Makes 8 patties.