Yield: 1 servings
|1⅓ cup||Idaho Instant mashed potato flakes, divided|
|1 pounds||Ground beef|
|1 \N||Egg, beaten|
|¾ cup||Milk, divided|
|¼ cup||Catsup tablespoon|
|1 tablespoon||Worcestershire sauce|
|1 tablespoon||Instant minced onion flakes|
|1 teaspoon||Salt, divided|
|1¼ cup||Hot water|
|2 tablespoons||Butter or margarine|
|1 tablespoon||Dried chives|
|2 slices||American cheese, diagonally cut in half|
In large bowl combine l/3 cup potato flakes with ground beef, egg, l/4 Cup milk, catsup, Worcestershire sauce, onion, ½ teaspoon salt and pepper. In shallow microwave-safe dish shape mixture into a loaf, about 8 inches long. Cover loosely with waxed paper; cook on Medium-High 9 to 12 minutes, turning dish once. Remove loaf to microwave-safe serving plate. Meanwhile in microwave-safe medium bowl combine water, remaining milk, butter, chives and remaining salt; stir in remaining potato flakes. Cook on High 3 to 4 minutes or until bubbling. Stir; let stand 1 minute; stir again Spread potatoes over loaf to cover. Top with cheese. Cook on High 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Makes 4 servings.
From the files of Al Rice, North Pole Alaska. Feb 1994