My mom used to make this when I was growing up.  I think she found the recipe in a magazine.  Here, I double the sauce.  I also sometimes make meatballs instead of loaves so they are saucier.  It has a great tangy flavor from the apple cider vinegar.

1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons beef bouillon granules
6 tablespoons of brown sugar

Cook over medium heat until granules dissolve. 


1.5 lb ground beef
1 cup bread crumbs
1 cup evaporated milk
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preheat oven to 350.  Mix together and shape into six loaves.  Place in prepared baking sheet.  Spoon half of the sauce over the loaves.  Bake for 30 minutes, then top with remaining sauce.  If making meatballs: shape into 12 balls, increase the temperature to 425 and bake for about 15 minutes, flipping halfway.

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