Meatloaf in an Onion

Recipe by TishT
READY IN: 55mins




  • Cut 6 12X14 inch rectangles of heavy aluminum foil and set aside.
  • In a medium-size bowl, combine the ground beef, egg whites, tomato sauce, pepper, salt and dry mustard.
  • Mix well and set aside Peel the onions and cut them in half horizontally.
  • Remove the centers, leaving a 1/4 in shell.
  • Finely chop the center from one of the onions and mix it into the meat mixture.
  • Tightly wrap the 5 remaining onion centers and refrigerate for future use.
  • Spoon the meat mixture into 6 of the onion halves, mounding it on top.
  • Place the remaining onion halves on top of the filled halves and press together.
  • Place one filled onion on top of each piece of foil.
  • Bring the ends of the foil up over the onion and flold down tightly in small folds.
  • Flatten the ends and roll them tightly around the onion.
  • Cook the stuffed onions on coals, turning once, until they are soft to the touch, 14-20 minutes on each side.
  • You can also bake them in a preheated 350F oven for 45 minutes.