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Something Special Meat Loaf

  Fresh mushrooms 3⁄4 Pound, divided
  Ground chuck 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Soft bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Catsup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , lightly beaten
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon

Wipe mushrooms with a damp paper towel and trim stem ends.
Reserve 10 whole mushrooms.
Finely chop remaining mushrooms.
Place in a large bowl and stir in ground beef, crumbs, catsup, eggs, salt, and pepper.
Stir lightly.
Shape half the meat mixture into an oval about 1-inch thick in a flat baking dish.
Press 5 of the reserved mushrooms down in the center of the meat.
Cover with remaining meat and pat into an oval shape.
Cover with waxed paper.
Microwave at HIGH 7 minutes.
Rotate dish 1/4 turn.
Microwave at HIGH 6 to 8 minutes.
Let stand, covered, while preparing Topping.
Slice remaining mushrooms.
Place in a 2-cup glass measure with butter.
Microwave at HIGH 1 to 2 minutes.
To serve, place meat loaf on serving platter.
Spoon Topping over meat loaf and garnish with mushroom slices that have been cooked in butter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2291 Calories from Fat 1523

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 169 g259.4%

Saturated Fat 72.9 g364.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 967.5 mg322.5%

Sodium 5059.3 mg210.8%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.5%

Sugars 34.8 g

Protein 141 g282.5%

Vitamin A 47.1% Vitamin C 42.1%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 61.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Something Special Meat Loaf Recipe