Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Evelyn's Meatloaf (GFCFSF)


I converted my grandma's recipe to be gluten-free, casein-free (GFCF), and soy-free (GFCFSF) for this one. Turned out great!

Ingredients for Meatloaf
2/3 cup dry GF bread crumbs (I used torn up bits of Ener-G Tapioca Loaf along with some Hol-Grain bread crumbs)
2/3 cup hempmilk or other milk sub
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
2 slightly beaten eggs
1/4 cup grated onion
1 tsp. salt
some black pepper

Ingredients for Topping
3 Tbsp. brown sugar
1/4 cup ketchup
1/4 tsp. nutmeg

Directions

Mix meatloaf ingredients well together in a mixing bowl with your hands. Put into a loaf pan. Mix topping ingredients together and spread on top of meatloaf. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 1/2 hours (90 minutes).

Serving

This is good with mashed potatoes. My 3-year old (SPD) has sensory issues with food. They've gotten better since starting the diet, but he's still not one to chomp on a big piece of meat on most days. So, for him, I give him tiny pieces of meatloaf stuck with toothpicks (so he doesn't have to touch the meat). It works (usually!).

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

This looks yummy!! Can't wait to try it...but my DS can't have eggs...will any egg replacer work? Is there something anyone can suggest?

Tori said...

Dear Anonymous:

Yes, we have recently become egg-free (after writing this post), so I now make it using Ener-G egg replacer.

Let me know how it works!

Tori :)

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