Meat Loaf with Tomato Gravy

Meatloaf with Tomato Gravy

This classic Meat Loaf with Tomato Gravy includes ground chuck and pork, french fried onions, and sharp Cheddar cheese. Serve this delicious dish with a hefty side of mashed potatoes.

Meat Loaf with Tomato Gravy
 
Makes 4 to 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground chuck
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 cup crushed french fried onions
  • 1 cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2½ teaspoons dried parsley, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with roasted garlic and onion
  • ½ cup chicken broth
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together ground chuck, next 5 ingredients, 2 teaspoons parsley, pepper, and salt. Add eggs, stirring to combine. Press mixture into prepared pan, packing down lightly.
  3. Bake for 75 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted in center registers 155°. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour, and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, broth, and remaining ½ teaspoon parsley. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.

 

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