Cheese Stuffed Meat Loaf
|Soft bread crumbs||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , slightly beaten|
|Seasoned salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Onion||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped, divided|
|Ground chuck||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Green pepper||2 Tablespoon, chopped|
|Celery||2 Tablespoon, chopped|
|Sliced pimento||2 Ounce, drained (1 Jar)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Cheddar cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded|
|Soft bread crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
In large mixing bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs, 1 egg, seasoned salt, pepper, milk, 1/2 cup chopped onion and ground chuck.
In 1 1/2 quart casserole, combine 1/4 cup chopped onion, green pepper, celery, pimento and lemon juice.
Micro wave at HIGH (10) 2 to 3 minutes until crisp-tender.
Add egg; blend well.
Stir in cheese and 1/2 cup bread crumbs.
On strip of wax paper, shape meat mixture into 7xl4-inch rectangle.
Spread cheese mixture over meat.
Lifting wax paper for support, roll meat mixture from short side in jelly roll fashion.
Place seam-side down in 9x5 inch glass loaf dish.
Cover with vented plastic wrap.
Microwave at MEDIUM HIGH (7) 25 to 28 minutes.
Add topping (see below) and Microwave, uncovered, at MEDIUM HIGH (7) 4 to 5 minutes.
Let stand 5 minutes.
Spicy Tomato Topping: In small bowl, combine 1/4 cup catsup, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 3/4 teaspoon dry mustard, 1/4 teaspoon allspice and 1/8 teaspoon cloves.
TO COOK BY COMBINATION: Insert metal acces sory rack.
Do not cover meat loaf.
Cook on Combination Code 4, 35 to 40 minutes.
Add topping and cook on Combination Code 4, an additional 5 minutes.