This issue of Bon Apptit (Oct, 1998) just arrived and I haven't tried this yet. The picture looks yummy!
- 10 oz. lean ground beef
- 1/2 cup breadcrumbs made from whole
- wheat bread
- 1/4 cup chopped mixed dried fruits or
- chopped dried apricots
- 1 large egg
- 3 T. chopped shallots
- 2 T. Dijon mustard
- 1 t. crumbled dried sage leaves
- 1/2 t. salt
- 1/4 t. ground black pepper
- 2 T. apricot preserves
Preheat oven to 425<. Combine beef, breadcrumbs, chopped fruits, egg, shallots, 1 T. mustard, sage, salt and pepper in large bowl; mix thoroughly. Shape mixture into 2 oval loaves, each about 1 inch thick, and place on small rimmed baking sheet.
Bake loaves 10 minutes. Mix preserves and remaining 1 T. mustard in small bowl. Brush preserves mixture generously over loaves. Continue to bake until loaves are cooked through and thermometer inserted into cewnter registers 160
Serves two; can be doubled.
Source: Bon Apptit
Submitted By: Jan
Meat loaf with Mustard and Dried Fruit