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Cajun-style Meat Loaf Recipe

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Mavis Saganek- Moritti
Added: Tuesday, July 17, 2007


2 whole bay leaves
1 Tbsp. salt or to taste
1 tsp. ground red pepper
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp white pepper
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

1 Tbsp Margarine
3/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped green onion
2 tsp minced garlic
1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup ketchup
2 lbs. ground beef or turkey
2 eggs lightly beaten
1 cup very fine bread crumbs

Preheat oven to 350
Mix together seasonings and set aside. NOTE: If you do not like it HOT us 1/2 tsp of all peppers listed.
In a heavy skillet melt the margarine and saute' the onion, green pepper, green onion and garlic, and the Worcestershire about 6 minutes. Stir in the seasoning mix, then the milk and ketchup. Cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool. This would be a good time to remove the bay leaves if you have left them whole. In an ungreased 13x9-inch pan, combine the liquid mixture with the ground meat,eggs and breadcrumbs. Shape into a loaf (looks like a football and bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 25 minutes, then 400 for 35 minutes more.

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Mavis Saganek- Moritti is the Grand Daughter of Dan McMillan




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