Sunday, December 16, 2012

French Onion Meatloaf

I was watching the Rachael Ray show and she made a great homemade french onion dip in one segment, and in the last segment she made a meatloaf.  I got to thinking.  I wonder if anyone has ever made a french onion meatloaf?  You know, with a can of Cambels soup condensed french onion soup?  I bet that would be amazing.  So I looked up French Onion Meatloaf on the Internet and I found and awesome recipe by Jan Peters on  My mouth was just watering before I could even make the meal!  So here it is in all it's glory! 


3 eggs, beaten
1 can condensed french onion soup
6 oz stuffing mix, crushed
1 lb ground beef
1 lb ground turkey


Using a blender or food processor crush the dry stuffing into crumbs.

In a medium bowl beat three eggs.  Stir in 1 can of condensed french onion soup.  Add the crushed dry stuffing mix and stir well.  Crumble the ground beef into the bowl and mix well with your fingers until fully Incorporated.

Shape into two loaves.  I made one large loaf for tonight and two smaller loaves to fit in a 8x8" pan to freeze for another night.

Cover each pan with foil and label. 

If cooking from frozen, please thaw in the fridge for two days before baking.   Bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes covered.  Then uncover and bake 5 more minutes to brown the top.

We ate ours with potatoes and mixed vegetables.
I am a meatloaf lover and this one did not disappoint.  My husband thought it was less dense than my usual meatloaf and it had lots of flavor.  The sage from the stuffing mix really makes this meatloaf a knockout.  The ground turkey helps keep the grease out and create a great canvas for the onion soup to shine. 

Give this one a try.  It's a keeper!
Keeza aka Christie