Meat Loaf Burgers
“These hearty meat loaf sandwiches are delightful for potluck dinners. Served on hamburger buns, the beefy patties get extra flavor when topped with the seasoned tomato sauce.” —Peggy Burdick, Burlington, Michigan
Photo: Taste of Home
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- 1 large onion sliced
- 1 celery rib chopped
- 2 lb lean ground beef 90% lean
- 1-1/2 tsp salt divided
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 2 cups tomato juice
- 4 garlic cloves minced
- 1 tbsp ketchup
- Place onion and celery in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Combine the beef, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper; shape into 6 patties. Place over onion mixture. Combine the tomato juice, garlic, ketchup, Italian seasoning, bay leaf and remaining salt. Pour over the patties.
- Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or until meat is no longer pink. Discard bay leaf. Separate patties with a spatula if necessary; serve on buns.
1 burger: 385 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 1123mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fibre), 34g protein.