Sage Meatloaf and Seasoned Mashed Potatoes

Sage Meatloaf
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 65 minutes

1 egg beaten
2/3 c milk
1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 c crushed saltines
1/4 c finely chopped onion
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp rubbed sage
1/4 tsp pepper
1 1/2 lb ground beef
1/4 c ketchup
3 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp ground mustard
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble beef over the mixture and mix well. Pat meat mixture into an ungreased 9x5x3 loaf pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 50 minutes.
Combine ketchup, brown sugar, mustard, and nutmeg; spread over the top. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink and meat thermometer reads 160. Let meat loaf stand for 10 minutes before slicings.

Yield: 6 servings

Seasoned Mashed Potatoes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

3 lbs potatoes, peeled and quartered (about 9 medium)
2 pkg (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
6 Tbsp butter, softened
1/4 c milk
3/4 tsp seasoned salt
3/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp onion salt
(I also added dried chives)

Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
In a large mixing bowl, mash potatoes. Add remaining ingredients; beat until fluffy.

Yield: 6 servings

From Taste of Home 2009 Annual Recipes (both recipes)

Ken's rating: *****!
Chalsea's rating*****!
We loved this dinner! I served it with a mixed salad on the side. If you even slightly like meatloaf, you'll like this recipe.


adam and andrea said...

I made this tonight, it was fantastic! Love the blog and can't wait to try more recipes!!! : )