Meatloaf in an Onion

"For the devoted can also do this on the grill, in your fireplace or in the oven."
Meatloaf in an Onion created by Marsha D.
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  • 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.
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  1. Marsha D.
    Meatloaf in an Onion Created by Marsha D.
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    Meatloaf in an Onion Created by Marsha D.
  3. Marsha D.
    I made this to put in the oven and halved the recipe for just 2 people. I felt as the meat mixture was a bit to wet so I added some Garlic and Herb breadcrumbs to absorb the wetness. I also added about some chopped bell pepper to had more flavor and some chopped onion too in the meat mixuture. Baked the onions for a hour and 15 minutes just to make sure the meat was done. Turned out good, and it would be a great camping recipe :) Thanks for sharing the recipe!
  4. Julie3551
    I cut this recipe down to serve one and tucked the package into the oven while preparing dinner for my DD and her family. When SIL asked what smelled so good I offered him my onion. I know it must have been delicious 'cause it disappeared so fast. He said it was great, make it again and don't change a thing. I will make this again soon. Thanks Tish.
  5. Ms B.
    I prepared this in the oven on a cold night and downsized the recipe for just my husband and myself. Instead of the pepper and salt, I used Emeril's seasoning and sweet yellow onions. The meatloaves were good, and the onions became even sweeter when baked. This would be a good camping recipe.

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