6 to 8 servings
1-1/2 to 2 pounds ground beef
1 onion, finely chopped
1 cup dry bread crumbs
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup sweet-and-spicy French dressing
1 (4-ounce) can mushrooms, drained
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup ketchup
1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 9" x 5" loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
2.In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except ketchup; mix well. Distribute mixture in pan; spread ketchup evenly over top.
3.Bake 1 to 1-1/4 hours, or until juices run clear. Allow to sit 5 minutes. Pour off excess juices, slice, and serve.
NOTE: Served cold on white bread, slices of this meat loaf make a tasty late-night (or anytime) sandwich.
WTOK - Mr. Food - 1/18/10