Mixture For Meatballs, Meatloaf and Burgers
You can make a lot of tasty foods with ground beef. And when you think about it, many recipes made with ground beef have a very similar base. Not only does Recipe4Living have tons of easy ground beef recipes, we have an all-in-one recipe that makes a wonderful base ground beef mixture that will make tasty burgers, meatballs or meatloaf every time!
Complete recipe after the jump!
This meat mixture is great for meatballs, meatloaf or burgers!
2 lb. ground beef
4 slices white bread, soaked with water, squeezed out and broken into tiny pieces
1/2 C. grated Romano cheese
1 tsp. dried parsley
1/4 C. minced onion (optional)
salt and pepper to taste
3 Tbs. ketchup
4 Tbs. steak sauce
In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, bread, eggs, cheese, parsley and onion and season with salt and pepper to taste.
For meatballs: Form mixture into golf size balls and brown in a large skillet over medium heat for 5-10 minutes, or until well browned. Add to your favorite spaghetti sauce and simmer until meatballs are completely cooked through, about 15-20 minutes.
For meatloaf: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Add 3 tablespoons ketchup to mixture, mix well, form into a loaf and place in a 9×13-inch baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 75-90 minutes.
For burgers: Add 3-4 tablespoons steak sauce to mixture, mix well and form into patties. Saute in a large skillet over medium heat for 10-15 minutes, or to desired doneness.