Mini Meatloaves

Mini Meatloaves
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 can (8 oz) Tomato Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 pound ground chuck beef (80% lean)
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Diced Tomatoes, drained
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • ¾ cup Italian-style bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray muffin pan with cooking spray and set aside. Combine tomato sauce, brown sugar and mustard in small bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine all remaining ingredients in large bowl. Add ¼ cup reserved sauce mixture (from above) to meat mixture and mix in. Divide meat mixture evenly and place into prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake 25 minutes or until no longer pink in centers (165°F). Top each mini loaf with 1 tablespoons sauce; bake 5 minutes more or until sauce is set. Serve with remaining sauce.

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Alternative Thanksgiving Meal

People expect mashed potatoes and stuffing for Thanksgiving dinner, but wow your guests by serving them alongside rich, tender short ribs. They’ll be grateful for the surprise!

Alternative Thanksgiving Meals: Braised Short Ribs of Beef

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PRODUCE
  • Carrots, Large – 2
  • Celery – 1 1/2 Cups
  • Celery Stalks, Large – 2
  • Crimini Mushrooms – 12 Ounces
  • Fresh Rosemary – 7 Sprig
  • Fresh Thyme – 7 Sprig
  • Garlic Cloves – 16
  • Leeks – 1 Cup
  • Russet or Baking Potatoes – 2 Pounds
  • Yellow Onion, Large – 1
MEATS
  • Beef Short Ribs, Bone In, 3?x2? – 8
DAIRY
  • Butter, Unsalted – 12 Tablespoons
  • Heavy Cream – 1/2 Cup
BREAD &
BAKERY
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 3 Tablespoons
  • Canola Oil – 2 Tablespoons
CANNED GOODS,
SOUPS & MIXES
  • Beef Stock, Low Sodium – 1 Quart
  • Tomato Paste – 3 Ounces
  • Vegetable Stock – 1 Cup
SPICE & BAKING
  • Black Pepper
  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Peppercorns – 10
  • Dried Bay Leaves – 2
  • Dried Thyme Leaves – 1 Teaspoon
  • Flour – 3 Tablespoon
CONDIMENTS, OILS
& DRESSINGS
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 3 Tablespoons
  • Canola Oil – 2 Tablespoons
WINE
  • Cabernet Sauvignon – 1 Bottle

Braised Short Ribs of Beef

This dish is hearty, delicious and just downright nourishing to the belly and soul. Carve out time to get these short ribs roasting in the oven, and you’ll see why they’re worth the effort.

Alternative Holiday Meal: Braised Short Ribs of Beef

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