Mae's Meat Loaf
This meat loaf has a rich tomato flavor and an ever-so-light sweetness to it.
1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1 (16-ounce) can tomato sauce - divided use
1 cup dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 large egg
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, half the tomato sauce, bread crumbs, onion, egg, salt and pepper. Shape into a loaf and place in a 9x5x3-inch pan.
- Combine remaining tomato sauce, water, brown sugar and cider vinegar; pour over meatloaf.
- Bake for 1 hour and serve warm.
Makes 6 servings.