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Swedish Meatloaf With Dill Sauce

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil spray 1
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon (acceptable)
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium, finely minced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely minced
  Rye bread crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (about 4 slices)
  Buttermilk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg white 1 Large, lightly beaten
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh dill/1 teaspoon dried dill 1 Tablespoon
  Lean ground sirloin 3⁄4 Pound
  Ground chicken breast 1⁄2 Pound
For sauce
  Unsalted margarine 1 Tablespoon (acceptable)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Homemade beef stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry sherry 3 Tablespoon
  Evaporated skim milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh dill/1 1/2 tablespoons dried dill 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 425° F.
Spray a 9 X 5-inch ovenproof loaf pan with vegetable oil spray; set aside.
To make the loaf, heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet at medium setting.
Add onion and saute, stirring frequently, about 4 minutes.
Add garlic and continue to saute, stirring constantly, 1 minute more, or until onion is soft.
Mix bread crumbs and buttermilk in a large bowl and let soak 5 minutes.
Add sauteed onion and garlic, egg white, pepper, nutmeg, ginger, allspice and dill.
Use your hands to lightly mix.
Add ground beef and chicken.
Mix well to evenly distribute ingredients.
Lightly pat into prepared loaf pan.
Place in oven and reduce temperature to 350° F.
Bake 30 minutes.
While meatloaf is cooking, make the sauce.
In heavy saucepan, melt margarine over medium heat.
Remove pan from heat and blend in flour.
Return to heat and gradually add beef stock, sherry and milk.
Stir constantly with a wire whisk until fully blended and mixture thickens, about 6 to 8 minutes.
Remove from heat and blend in remaining ingredients.
Remove meatloaf from oven and pour off fat.
Pour sauce over meatloaf, cover with foil and return to oven.
Continue to cook 15 minutes more or until done.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Meatloaf
Interest: 
Healthy

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