Mouth Watering Meatloaf
- 1 TBS butter
- 1/4 cup minced onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 pounds extra lean ground beef
- 3 slices bread toasted and crumbled
- 7 buttery round crackers, crushed
- 1 egg lightly beaten
- 3 TBS sour cream
- 1 1/2 TBS Worcestershire sauce
- 1 can tomato sauce, divided
- 1/8-1/4 cup milk
- 3 TBS ketchup
- 3 TBS brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350F
melt butter in skillet over medium heat and cook onion and garlic about 5 minutes, until onion is tender. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper.
In a large bowl mix the onion/garlic mixture, ground beef, crumbled bread, crushed crackers, egg, sour cream, Worcestershire sauce and 1/2 can of tomato sauce. Gradually stir in milk, 1 teaspoon at a time until mixture is moist, but not soggy. Transfer to a 5x9 inch loaf pan.
Bake uncovered for 40 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 400F and continue baking 15 minutes, to an internal temperature of 160F.
In a small saucepan mix remaining tomato sauce and Ketchup and brown sugar, heat thru. Pour over the top of the meatloaf and continue baling another 10 minutes.