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The Frugal Gourmet's Sour Cream Meatloaf Recipe

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“This was posted about 10?15? years ago in a ladies magazine and I kept all of The Frugal Gourmet's Recipes. Jeff Smith aka The Frugal Gourmet recently died. He had his own cooking show on PBS and his recipes were fantastic! Hearty Meatloaf with a creamy gravy that is fantastic over the loaf and of course the mashed potatoes! Freezes WELL and is great the next day! *MY notes: I find using 1/3 beef, 1/3 ground turkey & 1/3 ground pork works really well here too **”

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  1. In large bowl combine eggs, 1/2 C of the sour cream and milk; stir in bread crumbs, onion, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, salt and pepper.
  2. Add beef and mix well.
  3. Put into 9x5x3 loaf pan or shape into that size and place in 12x7 1/2 x 2 inch baking dish.
  4. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree oven for about 1 1/4 hrs or till meat thermometer registers 170 degrees.
  5. Let cool 10 minutes; remove from pan.
  6. Meanwhile, for the gravy, in medium pan stir together the remaining sour cream and dry gravy mix.
  7. Add water as called for on pkg.
  8. Cook according to pkg directions,.
  9. Slice meat loaf and serve wih the mashed potatoes and gravy.
  10. ENJOY!

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