I was looking for a recipe to use one pound of ground beef (because that is what I found) and I was in the mood for meatloaf. I found this one and decided to try it because I thought the oatmeal sounded interesting. We loved it! I jazzed it up with a more interesting glaze, but you can do whatever you want for that (I add 2 heaping tablespoons brown sugar, 2 tbsp lemon juice, and 1/2 tsp mustard powder to the 1/4 cup ketchup). The first time I made it my husband and I thought I chopped the onions too big so I have since chopped them smaller. Other than that it's a simple and good tasting meatloaf!
This worked out beautifully!! It had a great flavor and was delicious! I didn't have any lemon pepper and it still turned out fantastic! I prefer to use oatmeal for the binder in meatloaf because it is a better carb choice than breadcrumbs. I really like that this recipe can be doubled or tripled. Raincloud, I think this will be my go-to meatloaf recipe! Thank you!!!
We all know meat loaf isn't the hardest thing in the world to cook, but was looking for confirmation on cooking time and this provided the trick! I tend to do a glaze with ketchup, mustard and brown sugar. Hmm, Hmm, Hmm, it's good.
This is great. It's nice having a meatloaf recipe that only needs 1 lb of meat. It's so quick and easy too. I've actually made this a few times before, but this is the first time I've actually had onion to use instead of onion powder, it's an interesting texture. The only changes I made were to substitute cayenne for the chili powder to make it spicy, and I added some shredded cheese on top at the end. Tasty!
This is delicious. I have a husband that is gluten intolerant, so using the oatmeal is a plus for me.
Loved it! Followed the recipe exactly...Will make again. Would more finely chop onions....like mince...
I will make this meatloaf again. I used seasoned bread crumbs instead of the oatmeal but otherwise followed the recipe. I topped it with a glaze of equal amounts of ketchup and light brown sugar.
I only had 1/8 cup of ketchup so I used that with 1/8 cup hickory smoke BBQ sauce. I used 2/3 cup chopped onion and a little more oatmeal. I also used minced garlic instead and a little more salt. I baked them 35 min in a muffin tin. After they were done I put a little BBQ sauce on top!
Now that we are empty nesters, I have wanted a smaller meatloaf recipe for 2, and this is perfect! Instead of using ketchup, I used 1/4 of Kinder's BBQ sauce, which gave the meatloaf a little zip. Great flavor! I didn't have an onion, so I used 1 TBSP of dried minced onion. A little too moist and fell apart in a couple of spots, but maybe that was due to the change in onion. Will be making again!
The spices in this recipe made me curious to try it and I wasnt disappointed. My 10 yr old really enjoyed as well. Served w/ mashed potatoes. Thanks for sharing:)