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Chicken Meatloaf


Description

A twist on meatloaf using ground chicken breast, diced cheddar cheese and lots of pantry spices. It’s one of our families out to meals and I make it at least once a month. Enjoy!


Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • pinch salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 generous tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lb ground chicken breast
  • 4 oz diced cheddar cheese (about 1/2 cup)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon ground mustard

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, combine 1/3 cup ketchup, brown sugar and dried mustard; set aside.
  3. In a small saute pan, heat olive oil and saute onion and bell pepper for about 2 minutes. Add minced garlic, dried oregano and pinch of salt and pepper. Cook for one minute more and remove from heat. Combine bread crumbs and milk in a small bowl; set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, beat egg slightly. Add 1 tablespoon ketchup, worcestershire sauce, ground chicken, cubed cheese, bread crumb mixture and sauteed peppers and onions. Season with a generous pinch of salt and ground black pepper. Mix all ingredients together taking care not to over mix.
  5. Put chicken mixture in a standard loaf pan. Top with brown sugar/ketchup mixture.
  6. Bake, uncovered, for 35-40 minutes.