A combination of ground beef, onion, green pepper, and Cheddar cheese baked in a loaf.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 small green bell pepper, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 15 saltine crackers, crushed
- 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
In a medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, and green pepper and saute until onions are soft.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
In a large mixing bowl, place ground beef, crushed crackers, Cheddar cheese, taco seasoning, and sauteed onion and green pepper. Mix thoroughly.
Press beef mixture into a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Bake in a preheated oven for 45 to 55 minutes or until done. Check with a meat thermometer for doneness. Internal temperature should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).