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Meat Loaf Recipe

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Added: Friday, October 30, 2009


3/4 cup Minced Onions
3/4 Cup minced green onions
1/2 cup minced celery
1/2 cup minced carrots
1/4 minced green bell pepper
1/4 cup minced red bell pepper
2 tsp crushed garlic
3 TBS butter
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp grated nutmeg
1/2 cup half and half
1/2 cup catsup
1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
1/2 lb. lean ground port
3 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup dry bread crumbs

Saute onion, green onion, celery,carrot, red and green. pepper and garlic in butter until veggies are tender and liquid is absorbed. Cool and reserve.

Combine salt and pepper, cumin and nutmeg;stir into veggies. Stir in 1/2 and 1/2, catsup, beef and pork, bread crumbs and eggs. Mix well. Form into loaf in 9x5 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 45-50 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Serve with pre-fab gravy.

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