Recipe: Beef Loaf

HAMburger steak is not always made into small patties and broiled or sautéd. In fact, it is very often combined with cracker crumbs, milk, and egg, and then well seasoned to make a BEEF loaf. Since there are no bones nor fat to be cut away in serving, this is an economical dish and should be used occasionally to give variety to the diet. If desired, a small quantity of salt PORK may be combined with the BEEF to add flavor.

BEEF LOAF
(Sufficient to Serve Ten)

  • • 3 lb. BEEF
  • 2 Tb. salt
  • 1/4 lb. salt PORK
  • 1/4 Tb. pepper
  • 1 c. cracker crumbs
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 c. milk
  • 2 Tb. chopped parsley
  • 1 egg

Put the BEEF and PORK through the food chopper; then mix thoroughly with the other ingredients. Pack tightly into a loaf-cake pan. Bake in a moderate oven for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. During the baking, baste frequently with hot water to which a little butter has been added. Serve either hot or cold, as desired.

Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3
Volume 3: Soup; Meat; Poultry and Game; Fish and Shell Fish (Year 1928)