Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Leigh's Meatloaf~A Taste of the Best

I hope everyone is having a great week so far! We have another friend joining us in the kitchen today.
Leigh from A Taste of the Best is here with us.

Leigh is a very busy Momma of two, plus she works outside the home as a first grade teacher. 
Let's give a round of applause for all our hardworking teachers out there!

She tries to keep meals simple yet tasty to fit into her family's busy schedule. From dinners to desserts, Leigh is always trying to find meals her family will enjoy. She also is quite talented at knitting and crocheting!

I hope everyone will give a warm country welcome to Leigh!

My name is Leigh Polson, I am a wife, a mom and a teacher.  
I live in Arizona and have two children, ages 9 and 5.

One of our favorite family recipes is my meatloaf.  The reason it is one of my favorites is because it's easy to make, tastes great and everyone in my family likes it.  My husband and son can be pretty picky so finding something everyone will eat can be difficult!  It can also be made in advance and cooked later which is great for a busy mama like me!  :)  I usually serve it with mashed potatoes and a vegetable.
The recipe came from my efforts to combine different recipes in order to make it perfect.
1/2 Cup bread crumbs
2 tbs. ketchup
1 tbs. dried minced onion
1 egg
1 tbs. milk
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 lb. ground beef

For the Sauce:

1/4 Cup ketchup
1/4 Cup brown sugar
2 tsp. cider vinegar

Mix together the first seven ingredients.  Add ground beef and mix to combine.  Form into a loaf and place in pan.  Mix sauce ingredients together in a small bowl and pour over the top of the meatloaf.  Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
I just love meatloaf. It really is one of those meals that I love to make and eat!
Thank you so much to Leigh for sharing her take on this comfort food classic.

I hope y'all will take the time to visit Leigh's BLOG and check out some of her recipes.

You can also find her on FACEBOOK as well!



RavieNomNoms said...

I love is one of my favorite comfort foods!

Kelly @ Eat Yourself Skinny said...

I just LOVE meatloaf recipes and this one looks delicious! Great guest post, heading over to check out her blog now! :)

Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. said...

This meatloaf looks fantastic! Wonderful guest post!

Brooks Walker said...

Hi Leigh, it's a pleasure to meet you. I love the entree and side dishes you've prepared for us. I'll be dropping by your place soon to see what else you've got cooking. Hey Brandie, keep the introductions coming - love this feature!

Leigh said...

Thank you so much Brandie for giving me the opportunity to be on your blog!

The Better Baker said...

Sounds like M-M-M-Marvelous Meatloaf to me. One of my favorite dishes also. Thanks to both of you for meeting new blogging friends.

Jen at The Three Little Piglets said...

Meatloaf is one of my son's all time favorites! There is something so comforting about it.

Anonymous said...

We all LOVE meatloaf in this family, and this looks like a winner. Always make extra for fantastic meatloaf sandwiches (almost the best part)!!!! Thanks for this post...going over to check out Leigh's blog!

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