Mini-Cheddar Meat Loaves
Family-pleasing mini meat loaves with cheddar cheese and topped with a piquante tomato sauce.
1 large egg
3/4 cup milk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon salt
1 pound lean ground beef
2/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons lemon juice or white vinegar
- In a bowl, beat the egg and milk, stir in cheese, oats, onion and salt. Add beef and mix well. Shape into eight loaves; place in a greased 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
- Combine ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice; spoon over loaves.
- Bake, uncovered, in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 45 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°F (70°C).
Makes 8 servings.