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My Best Recipe : A Tasty Mushroom Surprise for Meat Loaf Lovers

May 23, 1985

"I have a meat loaf lover in my family and I get a bit tired of the same old thing," Rita Wright writes, "so I tried this one night and not only did my meat loaf lover love it, but so did I."


1 1/2 pounds ground beef

2 eggs

1/2 cup milk

3/4 cup soft bread crumbs

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon ground oregano

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard

Mushroom Filling

Combine ground beef, eggs, milk, bread crumbs, salt, oregano, Worcestershire and Dijon mustard in large bowl. Mix thoroughly. Place half of meat mixture in 9-inch loaf pan.

Make trough down center. Spoon in Mushroom Filling, then pat rest of meat over filling, sealing sides and making top smooth. Bake at 350 degrees 1 hour. Let stand about 10 minutes before slicing. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Mushroom Filling

2 tablespoons butter

1 cup sliced mushrooms

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup sour cream

Melt butter in skillet. Saute mushrooms and onion until tender. Cool. Stir in sour cream.



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