Ground Beef Dinner With Parmezan

Ground Beef Dinner With Parmezan

Components:

  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 TBSP chipotle & lime mustard  (available for dinner)
  • 2 TBSP red bell pepper tapenade (available – Cooking for dinner)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4  cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp each: finely chopped dill and parsley
  • 1/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

Baking dish

  1. Combine meats and mix thoroughly.
  2. Beat egg and add onion, mustard, tapenade, green pepper, sour cream, cheese and herbs.
  3. Wash hands thoroughly and then mix all ingredients, by hands, until well blended.
  4. Pour breadcrumbs onto wax paper and mold meat loaf into an ovate or rectangle shape.
  5. Roll in breadcrumbs, then place in baking dish.
  6. Bake in 350 degree oven for about 25 minutes, then cover  with foil and continue baking for an additional 30 minutes.
  7. Drain off any liquid that may be in bottom of baking dish, place meat loaf on serving dish and let rest for at least 10 minutes.
  8. Slice and serve with additional chipotle & lime mustard or red bell pepper tapenade.
  9. If you are lucky enough to have any left overs,, refrigerate and serve cold with sliced tomatoes, a small mixed salad or potato salad for lunch or dinner the following day.