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    • Meatloaf Seasoning Mix

      Make your own Meatloaf seasoning mix to have on hand for a quick throw-together weeknight meal or as a lovely addition to a gift basket for someone you care about.

      You'll Need:
      2 tsp. dried mustard
      2 tsp. paprika
      3/4 tsp. salt
      1 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
      1 1/2 tsp. basil
      1 tsp. black pepper
      1 tsp. garlic powder
      1 tsp. onion powder

      Combine all the spices and seal in ziploc or vacuum seal bag (or jar), seal & shake to combine. This makes 1 Mix.

      To Prepare a Meatloaf, You'll Need:
      1 package Meat Loaf Seasoning Mix
      2 pounds ground beef or ground turkey
      2 eggs
      1/2 cup milk
      2 slices bread, finely crumbled or 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs, 1/2 cup BBQ Sauce

      Combine the Seasoning Mix, ground beef or turkey, eggs, milk and bread crumbs in large bowl, Shape into a loaf and place into a 9x5-inch loaf pan. Spread ketchup or BBQ sauce over top of loaf, if desired.

      Bake at 375F for about 1 hour or until cooked through.

      Optional:

      Some folks like Sage in their Meatloaf, you could always add 1/2- 3/4 tsp Ground Sage to the seasoning mix as well.


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      Comments 6 Comments
      1. Lesl1e's Avatar
        Lesl1e -
        How much do you use for each pound of beef. Thanks, Leslie
      1. kkima68's Avatar
        kkima68 -
        How much do you use for each pound of beef.
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        FreebieQueen -
        Quote Originally Posted by kkima68 View Post
        How much do you use for each pound of beef.
        the entire packet per 2 lbs of beef.
      1. Cheryl64's Avatar
        Cheryl64 -
        I tried this recipe over the weekend. It was really good. I already have a jar of seasoning made for the next meatloaf. We did make one change and that was to double the garlic powder.
      1. Shana7771's Avatar
        Shana7771 -
        I tried the recipe tonight and it was better than the store bought seasoning mix. My mother kind of didn't like it, no sage in the mix. I just wished there was sage in it. I love sage. Can sage be added to the mix. Please let me know.
      1. xstepmom's Avatar
        xstepmom -
        In response to the comment above, yes you can whatever you like to the mix. I'd start with about 1/2 a teaspoon or so, depending on how strong you like it. That's the beauty of making your own, you can put whatever you want in it!


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