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ALABAMA MEAT LOAF Recipe

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This recipe for ALABAMA MEAT LOAF, by , is from "It's All Good" The Carter Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Carter
Added: Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  

2 pounds lean ground beef
1 pound ground pork
1 large green bell pepper, minced (about 1/2 cup)
1 small onion, minced (about 1/2 cup)
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
4 cups soft breadcrumbs
3/4 cup finely chopped smoked ham
1/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup maple syrup
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons hot sauce
1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
4 bacon slices

Directions:
Directions:


Stir together ground beef and next 11 ingredients in a large bowl just until combined. Shape mixture into 2 (9- x 4-inch) loaves; place in an aluminum foil-lined broiler pan.

Pour half of tomato sauce evenly over each loaf, and arrange 2 bacon slices over each loaf.

Bake at 350 for 1 hour. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Mini Alabama Meat Loaves: Shape mixture into 12 (2- x 4-inch) loaves, and arrange on a rack in a foil-lined broiler pan. Bake 40 to 45 minutes.

To make ahead: Omit tomato sauce and bacon. Wrap unbaked meat loaf in plastic wrap and foil. Freeze up to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator overnight, unwrap, and proceed as directed.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12

 

 

 

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