This meatloaf was among the school lunches sampled at the School Nutrition Association's Annual National Conference in Denver.
- 1/2 Pound ground beef
- 1/2 Pound ground turkey
- 2/3 Cup ketchup
- 2 Tablespoon Milk
- 1 Egg
- 1.75 Ounce oats
- 2 Tablespoon yellow onion, chopped
- 1 1/2 Teaspoon parsley, dry
- 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/8 Teaspoon basil, dry
- 1/8 Teaspoon oregano, ground
- 1/8 Teaspoon salt
In bowl combine 1/3 cup ketchup, milk, egg, oats, blend for a few minutes with whisk or fork.
Add meat, onions, parsley, pepper, garlic, basil, oregano and salt to liquid mixture. Mix with fingers, incorporating all ingredients blended. DO NOT OVERMIX!
Place mixture into loaf pan. Smooth top and shape loaf to be 6 inches long.
Before baking, spread remaining 1/3 cup of catsup over the top of meatloaf to retain moisture.
Bake in a 275 degree oven for 1 hour 15 minutes. Heat until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
Drain fat from pan. Let meat loaf stand for 20 minutes. Slice loaf into 6 slices.