If you are ever in a bind and don’t have bread crumbs, or just in the mood to try something different, check out this simple and easy, Applesauce and Stuffing Meatloaf Recipe.
The stuffing gives it flavor, and the applesauce helps keep it moist. This EASY to Make Recipe is now a favorite of my family.
Applesauce and Stuffing Meatloaf Recipe
1.25 – pound of Ground Chuck
1 – 6 oz Package of Stuffing
1 – Egg
1 – 4 oz container or a 1/2 cup of Applesauce
Combine all the ingredients. You will need to get your hands in there and work it all in completely.
Place this into a loaf pan and cook in a preheated oven at 350° degrees for 45 minutes. At 45 minutes spread the ketchup on top and place it back into the oven for 5-10 more minutes.
If you skip the ketchup, leave the meatloaf in for a total of 50-55 minutes.
As always confirm that it is cooked through by following the USDA Guidelines for Cooked Meat and use a thermometer. It should reach an internal temperature of 160 ° degrees F.
This meatloaf is easy to create and it looks pretty. I paired it with green beans and hash browns, and it was a perfect meal for our family.
Do you make anything similar? What ingredients do you add to your meatloaf?
If you try this out, let me know what you think!