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Author Topic: need a meatloaf makeover!  (Read 1501 times)

Thanna

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need a meatloaf makeover!
« on: May 31, 2013, 08:16:07 PM »
for years we've relied on meatloaf for our "comfort" meals.  i've made it so often that i have the recipe on the Lipton soup mix memorized.  as a result of his surgery the SO can no longer eat most veggies which means no onions.  i tried making a meatloaf using the soup mix but sifting it to remove the onions - massive fail! 

does anyone have a good meatloaf recipe that doesn't involve any veggies? 
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makinalist

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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2013, 10:50:21 PM »
I had to change my meatloaf recipe when I went gluten-free, so I know the feeling.  Can he at least have onion powder for flavor?
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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2013, 07:13:13 AM »
Can he at least have onion powder for flavor?

I was wondering the same thing as Listy. 
I always use the Lipton soup mix meatloaf recipe too, Thanna.  I know Lipton makes quite a few different "flavor" soup mixes.  Could you try one of the others?  Or do they all contain some sort of onion? 
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Thanna

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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2013, 07:56:29 AM »
luckily he can have onion powder just not onions themselves.  you'd think that the powder from the onion soup mix would be onion flavored, wouldn't you?  apparently it just adds color. 
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SusieQ

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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2013, 09:43:47 AM »
 I don't think I 've ever use the lipton mix.  :grin:
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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2013, 01:01:09 PM »
I don't think I 've ever use the lipton mix.  :grin:

Oh yes, it's very high cuisine, SQ!  :lol:
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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2013, 01:05:14 PM »
When I first learned to cook, Lipton Onion Soup (and don't forget Dip Mix) was a staple.  I used it for meat loaf and pot roast all the time.
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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2013, 01:46:32 PM »
I don't think I 've ever use the lipton mix.  :grin:

Oh yes, it's very high cuisine, SQ!  :lol:
:lol:  I think it's because I have soooo much cookbooks and used to love experimenting with new things.  I hope to someday to get to back to that again. I do miss cooking everyday. Now, it's short cut but I've yet to try the lipton cuisine.  :grin:
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Thanna

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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2013, 06:26:07 PM »
Let's just say that i'm an "efficient cook"  :grin:  I can get dinner on the table in under 30 mins but chances are that at least half of it was whipped up in the microwave. 
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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #9 on: June 09, 2013, 07:33:57 PM »
I don't do meat loaf. Don't know why. I just don't.

But speaking of Lipton Onion Soup Mix, here is my recipe for a great chicken dish. Mix 1 envelope ofvthe onion soup mix with 8 or 12 ounces apricot preserves and an 8 ounce bottle of Thousand Island salad dressing together and pour over chicken breast, legs, thighs, etc and bake 35 minutes at 350 degrees. Yummy!

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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2013, 10:26:45 PM »
Sounds tasty!  And easy!  My favorite combination!
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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2013, 10:51:42 PM »
Oh, that does sound yummy!!
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Re: need a meatloaf makeover!
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2013, 04:05:04 PM »

   You might want to re create the taste of the meatloaf simply by saucing the top. I use a cup of ketchup along with 1/3 of a cup brown sugar, and it's very good!
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