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Country Herbed Meat Loaf

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"I have three small children and I'm always trying new meat loaf recipes. This recipe is something I developed, and it's one of the first meat loaves that my kids really went for. See if your kids like it, too!"
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Ingredients

2 h servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a skillet, heat oil on high. Saute the mushrooms; onion and garlic. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper and sugar. Remove 1-1/2 cups. Add water, bay leaf and basil to skillet. Simmer, uncovered, for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, combine all meat loaf ingredients with 1-1/2 cups reserved sauce. press into a 9-in. x 5-in.x 3-in. loaf pan lined with waxed paper. Unmold onto a roasting pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Remove from oven; drain. Spread 1/2 cup of herb sauce over top of meat loaf. Return to oven for 15 minutes. Discard bay leaf and serve remaining sauce over individual servings.

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My hubby had to work on a Sunday and he called around begging me to make a meatloaf- but I don't cook! I checked around and decided to try this one. This was a great recipe! It doesn't look as ...

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This is a good recipe I will make it again with changes. I reccomend only adding 1 cup of the sauce to the meat before cooking. Mine came out fully cooked but mushy. Also the sauce tastes lik...

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My hubby had to work on a Sunday and he called around begging me to make a meatloaf- but I don't cook! I checked around and decided to try this one. This was a great recipe! It doesn't look as ...

This is excellent! The meatloaf is not over-powered by the ingredients. I did use the beef/veal/pork combination and made no changes to the recipe and would not make any in the future after ha...

This meat loaf was excellent! I followed the recipe to the T and it was perfect. Don't change a thing!

I've been making meatloaf the same way for years and decided to try something new. I am so glad I did, this was delicious!

Great!! Easy too!

yummmmmmmmmy.that went down well with the whole family, they all said that the sauce made it super moist. this will definaty become a regular in our hose. the sauce can be put over rice or cousc...

Very good. I think I did the sauce wrong though because we ended up only having enough for the one meal. All of the other reviews I read said they had alot left over. Either way it was great.

Excellent meatloaf! This is definitely a keeper!

I have used this website for about a year, but this is my first review. I live in upstate N.Y. and we are having a snow storm, so I needed to make this with what I had on hand. First of all, I u...