Hide the Vegetables Meat Loaf
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Serves: Serves 4
Hide the Vegetables Meat Loaf has hidden vegetables the kids will never suspect are there except for the peppers.
  • 1 lb. ground beef - I use 92%
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup ketchup + extra for top
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped peppers
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • salt and pepper
  • For pan to cook with
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped peppers
For Gravy
  • 1 beef bouillon cube
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  1. Mix all of the ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
  2. Spray a baking dish. Shape meat into a loaf shape. Top with ketchup and smooth with a knife. Put the extra onions and pepper around the loaf.
  3. Bake at 350 covered for 60 minutes or until juices are clear from the center. Remove meatloaf from pan. Let set for 10 minutes before cutting.
  4. To make gravy - Add water and bouillon to pan with drippings. Bring to a boil. Add a little more water to a cup with cornstarch and stir into pan. Add salt and pepper if needed.
  5. Note: Add mushrooms to the gravy if you desire.
Recipe by Recipes Food and Cooking at https://recipesfoodandcooking.com/2013/05/12/meatloaf-with-veggies/