Meatloaf

Meatloaf shown with optional Glaze Submitted by lizdehart
Meatloaf shown with optional Glaze Submitted by lizdehart
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Makes a 2 pound meatloaf or 16 small meatballs

Ingredients

2 small onions, cut into quarters 1/2 cup loosely packed parsley leaves 2 slices day-old bread, broken in pieces 2 pounds boneless chuck, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 ounce parmesan cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/4 cup milk 1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 large eggs, lightly beaten

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 226 (60% from fat) • carb. 5g • pro.17g • fat 15g • sat fat 6g • chol 90mg • sod. 303mg• calc. 53mg • fiber 1g

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 375°. Insert the metal chopping blade to the work bowl of a Cuisinart® Food Processor. 2. Add the onions and pulse to chop, about 8 to 10 times to finely chop. Place the remaining ingredients into work bowl except for the eggs. Pulse 6 to 8 times or until desired consistency is reached, watching carefully to avoid overprocessing. Add the eggs and pulse to fully incorporate. 3. Press mixture into a large loaf pan and bake for 1-1/2 hours, until top is well browned and meat registers 175°F when tested – juices will run clear, not pink. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes in loaf pan, then loosen sides if necessary and turn out to slice. 4. Cover and refrigerate leftovers. Optional glaze: Combine 1/4 cup ketchup with 1 tablespoon brown sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard. Stir until smooth. 5. Spread evenly over meatloaf after it has baked for 45 minutes. *You can vary these ingredients by using an even mixture of beef, veal, and pork. **For Meatballs: Shape mixture into balls of 2 tablespoons each, arrange in single layer on a baking sheet and bake at 375° for about 25-30 minutes.