Introduction: Pumpkin Meat Loaf

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This instructable was inspired by the instructable's  pumpkin contest. I modified our family's favorite meatloaf recipe and The Pumpkin Meat Loaf was created! Now we have two favorite meatloaf recipes. Follow through and let's make some meatloaf!

Step 1: Ingredients

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1 1/2 pounds Hamburger
1 Cup Corn flakes (you can substitute bread crumbs if you like)
1 Cup Libby's Pumpkin Pie mix 
1 Beaten egg
1 Cup diced onion
1 Cup diced celery
1/2 Cup carrots
1/2 Cup grated Parmesan cheese
French's Classic yellow mustard optional

Bowls, loaf pan, large spoon, and measuring cups.


Step 2: Combine Ingredients

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Pre-heat oven 350 degrees F and Combine ingredients:

Hamburger, egg, onion, celery, Parmesan cheese, Carrots, pumpkin, and Corn flakes.
Mix thoroughly.
Lightly oil the loaf pan.


Step 3: Shape Loaf

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Shape the ball into the loaf pan.


Step 4: Bake and Serve

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Bake in the oven for one hour, ( We like it well done).
Add mustard if desired.

Step 5: Sunshiine's Final Thoughts

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My family really enjoyed this recipe and we all agreed that the mustard set it off! 

I wish to thank everyone for stopping by and have a great fall!



atco (author)2013-11-07

I tried a variation of this: left the meat out, added rice, added chopped almonds, and cayenne. Thanks for sharing. I also voted for you.

sunshiine (author)atco2013-12-08

Thanks so much for commenting and I am glad you liked it. I will try the rice method sometime! Hope your day shines!

hambymeg (author)2013-11-21

Made this for dinner with friends and it was a TOTAL hit, even with kids! Unbelievably yummy and moist. Try it - you'll be keeping this one in your rotation for sure!

jassocristal (author)2013-11-07

This is so cute :) !

nerfrocketeer (author)2013-11-05

This looks very good and creative! I voted! But where is everyone?!

sunshiine (author)nerfrocketeer2013-11-06

Thanks! I have no idea, it is quiet huh? Have a great week!

nerfrocketeer (author)sunshiine2013-11-06

Yes it is... You have an AWESOME week as well!

sunshiine (author)nerfrocketeer2013-11-06

Thanks! You too!

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