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Cheddar Cheese Meat Loaf

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  Crushed cheese crackers 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Minced green bell pepper 2 Tablespoon
  Chili sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Lean ground beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Shredded cheddar cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)

1) In a large bowl, add the cracker crumbs, onion, bell pepper, chili sauce, milk, eggs, salt, pepper, ground beef and cheese; mix well and shape into a 6-7" round loaf.
2) Keep the loaf on a 24x9" cheesecloth, place a rack in a slow cooker, put the loaf gently on the rack and gently fold the cheesecloth over the loaf.
3) Cook covered on LOW for about 5 hrs or until done; remove the loaf gently from the cooker lifting the cheesecloth.

4) Slice the meat loaf into 6-7 wedges and serve immediately on a nice dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Slow Cooked
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
240 Minutes
Ready In: 
265 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 358 Calories from Fat 172

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.8%

Saturated Fat 8.6 g43.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 157.6 mg52.5%

Sodium 527.7 mg22%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.97 g3.9%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 31 g62.9%

Vitamin A 8.5% Vitamin C 10.1%

Calcium 17% Iron 13.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cheddar Cheese Meat Loaf Recipe