Beef.
It's What's For Dinner.
Easy Sheet Pan Meatloaf and Vegetables

Total Recipe Time:  1-1/4 to 1-1/2 Hours
Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds Ground Beef (93% or leaner)
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce, divided
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds red potatoes, cut into 3/4 inch cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Toppings

  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F.  Reserve 1/4 cup of tomato sauce; set aside. 
  2. Combine Ground Beef, remaining tomato sauce, bread crumbs, onion, egg, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, salt and pepper in large bowl; mixing lightly but thoroughly.
  3. Shape beef mixture into 8 x 4 x 2-inch loaf on parchment-lined sheet pan. 

Instructions

  1. Toss potatoes with nonstick cooking spray, garlic salt and pepper.  Spread potatoes evenly around the meatloaf on the sheet pan.
  2. Place sheet pan on the center rack of oven, bake in preheated 400°F oven for 40 minutes. Meanwhile, combine reserved tomato sauce with brown sugar and dry mustard.  Spread sauce evenly over top of the meatloaf, stir potatoes, and continue cooking another 20 minutes or until instant-read thermometer inserted into center of meatloaf registers 160°F. 
  3. Remove meatloaf and let stand 10 minutes before slicing.  Test potatoes for doneness and return to oven if needed while meatloaf rests. Cut meatloaf into slices. Serve with potatoes.  


    Four-Pepper Meatloaf Variation: Prepare meatloaf as above, adding 1/3 cup finely chopped green bell pepper, 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper and 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper to Ground Beef mixture. 

    Picadillo-Style Meatloaf Variation: Prepare meatloaf as above, omitting thyme and adding 1/3 cup finely chopped green bell pepper, 1/4 cup raisins, 1 teaspoon ground cumin and 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves to Ground Beef mixture.

Cook's Tip

  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

©  2017 Cattlemen's Beef Board and National Cattlemen's Beef Association


BEEF.
It's What's For Dinner.
French-Style BEEF Baked Potatoes

Total Recipe Time: 55 - 65 minutes
Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef Top Sirloin Steak Boneless, cut 1 inch thick

  • 1 Caramelized Onion Sauce
    (recipe follows)

  • 4 hot baked medium russet potatoes

  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Instructions

  1. Cut beef steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/8-inch thick strips.  Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.  Add half of beef; stir-fry 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink.  Remove from skillet; keep warm.  Repeat with remaining beef. 
     
  2. Prepare Caramelized Onion Sauce.  Add beef to sauce; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until beef is heated through.

    Caramelized Onion Sauce:  In same skillet used to prepare beef, melt 2 teaspoons butter on medium high heat.  Add 3 cups diced sweet onions.  Cover and cook 5 to 7 minutes until onions are opaque and soft.  Uncover skillet; cook 6 to 8 minutes until onions are golden brown, stirring occasionally.  Add 1/2 cup red wine; simmer 2 to 4 minutes until liquid is almost evaporated.  Stir in 1 can (14 to 14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.  Cook about 20 minutes.
     
  3. Cut slits lengthwise in potatoes; open and fluff potatoes with fork.  Divide beef mixture among potatoes.  Top with cheese. 

Cook's Tip

  • The Caramelized Onion Sauce may be made ahead of time.  Reheat in a 12-inch nonstick skillet before adding cooked beef.

© 2017 Cattlemen's Beef Board and National Cattlemen's Beef Association


WA Beef Commision
Beefy PB&J Wraps

Total Recipe Time: 30 minutes
Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Ground Beef

  • 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions

  • 2-1/2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

  • 2 tablespoons grape jelly

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 4 medium flour tortillas (8 to 10-inch diameter), warmed

  • 1/4 cup chopped dry roasted peanuts

Instructions

  • 1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and bell pepper; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; pour off drippings. Return beef to skillet; season with pepper.

  • 2. Stir in green onions, peanut butter, jelly and soy sauce; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until peanut butter and jelly are melted.

  • 3. Spoon beef mixture evenly onto tortillas; sprinkle with peanuts. Roll up.

Cook's Tip

Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

© 2017 Washington State Beef Commission


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