Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Meatloaf

Sometimes the craving for meatloaf gets too strong to ignore. Last night was one of those nights!
meatloaf
Meatloaf
butter; for greasing the pan
2 large eggs
1/4 cup milk
1 1/2 pounds hamburger
1 medium onion; diced
2 slices bread; toasted and diced
1 tablespoon oregano
1 teaspoon mustard powder
4 cloves garlic; minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
salt and pepper; to taste

Preheat oven to 350°F

Grease bottom and sides of a loaf pan with the butter.

In a large bowl beat the eggs and milk with a fork.Mixing Egg and Milk for Meatloaf
Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well, clean hands work the best for mixing.

Place mixture in the loaf pan and bake for about an hour.Meatloaf, ready for oven

Pasta and Egg Scramble

We love pasta and cheese. This is an easy recipe that makes a great meal.
Pasta and Egg Scramble
Pasta and Egg Scramble
1/4 pound spaghetti; uncooked
4 large eggs
3/4 cup cheddar cheese; shredded
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter
1 small onion; sliced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 pound sirloin steak; cut into bite size strips
2 handfuls baby spinach

Ingredients for Pasta and Egg Scramble
Cook pasta according to package directions.

In a medium bowl beat eggs. Add cheese and salt. Mix well and set aside.

Heat butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Add onions and crushed red pepper and saute until the onions start to become translucent.

Add meat. Stir often until meat is lightly browned.

Mix in cooked pasta. Put the spinach on top of the pasta/meat mixture, then pour egg and cheese over spinach. Mix well and cook until the egg sets.

Serves 2
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Cutting the meat for Pasta and Egg Scramble