Scot Hibb's Killer Culinary Meal Loaf Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Scot Hibb's Killer Culinary Meal Loaf Recipe
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Scot Hibb's Killer Culinary Meal Loaf

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"This meat loaf is so moist and full of flavor; you won't want to even call it meat loaf. I had this idea one day when I didn't want to add bread crumbs. Anyway, if you make this you won't be sorry. It's got tons of veggies, but the kids will never know it. It's so juicy, and you can add so many different things to make it more interesting. Add two cups bread crumbs and a cup of BBQ sauce for another tasty variation. I've also added shredded Cheddar cheese and Monterey Jack cheese to the meat to make it like a cheeseburger! I've also just made this with onions, carrots, and A-1 sauce (that's the way I like it best)."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr
  • READY IN

    1 hr 20 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees C (165 degrees C).
  2. Place carrots, potato, celery, pepper, and garlic into a food processor, and puree to a wet paste. Add eggs, mustard, and tomato paste, and process for another few seconds.
  3. Place the ground beef in a large mixing bowl, and add pureed vegetable mixture, thyme, basil, rosemary, cayenne pepper, and salt and pepper. Knead together until thoroughly mixed. Form into two loaves, and place in a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  4. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until done. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before slicing. You can also press the meat into bread pans to cook.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 28, 2005

This is the best meatloaf ever!! Lots of tasty vegetables, it was great! I followed the recipe to a "T". I have a vita mix (commerical nutrition machine - like they make Orange Julius out of) and put everything in there, WONDERFUL! It will be a family favorite- my husband & 4 kids thought it was great too! **Always a plus**~ Thanks!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 26, 2004

This was terrible. I wasted 2 lbs. gr. sirloin, plus all of the labor. Since veggies come in all sizes, maybe if measurements were used it might have come out better. It was so soupy I added the bread crumbs mentioned in the intro paragraph and that didn't even help. I also noticed in the listing of meat loaves, it was given ** but in the recipe itself it was given ****. The four star review was probably why I tried it. If I had seen the two stars, I wouldn't have made it.

 

12 Ratings

Mar 04, 2010

I loved it! I halved the recipe because I only had one pound of ground beef. I, too, thought it seemed too moist before I baked it, so I added about a cup of breadcrumbs before baking. Deee-licious! I love recipes that have 'extenders' in them, for health and budget reasons. Thank you for sharing! This will be a regular in our rotation.

 
Jul 18, 2011

I make a similar meatloaf frequently, using a one-pound bag of mixed vegetables, thawed and pureed in my food processor, with two eggs. It's actually a really great way to sneak in some extra veggies, and makes for a really delicious, juicy, flavorful meatloaf. I started to make this, but halfway in, I just couldn't complete the recipe as instructed. I would suggest using only half of the vegetables in this recipe, omit the potato entirely, and omit the extra seasonings; the vegetables really add a lot of flavor to the beef, and I think the seasonings compete with it. That is a LOT of Dijon mustard, and a large amount of dried herbs, which tend to be more potent than fresh anyway. I used the meat, vegetables, eggs, a few dashes of worcestershire sauce and a bit of extra salt, but nothing else, and it was fine.

 
Jan 24, 2006

This recipe is too mushy! I think the veggies should be a little less, especially the potato, it makes the meatloaf taste really starchy. Also I tried one fresh jalapeno instead of the cayenne pepper. And for herbs I used Thyme and Oregano. For the topping, after the meatloaf was cooked, I opened a small can of tomato sauce and put on top then cooked again for 15 minutes, but it did not help with the taste at all. This recipe is a definite flop!

 
Jul 13, 2005

I really like this recipe because of all the veggies in it. I wanted a meat loaf that wasn't all meat. I like that there are carrots, potatoes, and celery in it. I also added some broccoli and mushrooms. This seems much healthier then your average meatloaf. I should add that i didn't use his measurments for the veggies either though, I just added the amount that I thought looked right. I also used uncooked rice instead of bread. It turned out good though.

 
Jul 28, 2004

I used ground turkey, so it may have altered the final result. The two flavors most prominent were carrot and rosemary. Suggest leaving out the rosemary if you’re not a fan of it. I did top it with a ketchup, brown sugar coating and it contrasted poorly with the overall flavor. Excluding the ketchup it was a very, very moist meatloaf that was too moist and vegetable tasting for most family members. If I was going to remake this recipe I would start by halving the vegetable mixture and reducing the carrot a little bit.

 
Apr 19, 2004

I made this with all the veggies and no bread crumbs. Very tasty and oh so healthy. The texture was perfect for eating hot or slicing cold. Hold back some of the cayenne if you are feeding younger children.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 381 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 184 mg
  • 61%
  • Fat
  • 22.2 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 3.5 g
  • 14%
  • Protein
  • 26.5 g
  • 53%
  • Sodium
  • 616 mg
  • 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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