Dave's Meatloaf Heaven

Course : Beef
Serves: 4
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2 pounds lean ground beef
2 large beaten eggs
2 cups crushed wheaties
1 1/4 cups milk
1/2 cup finely diced onions
1 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
---combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. set aside.
1 1/2 cups riccota cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon dried basil
2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
1 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
---combine all ingredients and mix well.
1 jar grape preserves
1 jar chi-chis restaurant-style salsa

Preparation / Directions:

In a small sauce pan, over medium-high heat, combine both the salsa and preserves and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and continue until slightly thickened. 1. In a pie tin, press half of the meat loaf mixture firmly and evenly to the edge all the way around. Spread the riccota mixture evenly over the meat. Spread 2 tablespoons of the glaze over the cheese and top carefully with the other half of the meat. 2. Cover and bake in a 350 degree oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Uncover the loaf and turn out onto a sheet pan. Brush the remaining glaze over the entire loaf and continue baking for an additional 20 minutes. Cut into pie shaped slices and serve immediately.


Nutritional Information:

2590 Calories (kcal); 198g Total Fat; (70% calories from fat); 171g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 722mg Cholesterol; 779mg Sodium

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