Friday, November 03, 2006

Americana meatloaf

1 lb ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 cup oatmeal
1/4 cup applesauce
1 egg
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp mustard
1/2 tsp Worchestershire
2 dashes liquid smoke
1/4 tsp thyme
1/2 cup ketchup

1/4 cup tomato paste
1/8 cup water
2 Tbsp brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cumin
1/8 teaspoon mustard
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
dash ground cloves
2 tablespoons vinegar
Mix together, cover and simmer 10 minutes.

To make meatloaf, mix all ingredients in a bowl with 1/4 cup ketchup. Using hands, mix well. Place in a cast iron skillet and shape into a loaf. (Or put in a loaf pan.) Spread remaining 1/4 cup ketchup on top. Bake at 350 degrees until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees. Let sit 10 minutes before slicing.

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