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Meat Loaf Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nancy Hunt

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
1/2 cups quick-cooking oats or crushed saltine crackers
1 small onion, chopped finely
1/3 cup green bell pepper, chopped finely
1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper

Topping
1/2 cup ketchup
1 T. brown sugar
1 T. Worcestershire sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all ingredients and shape in a loaf. Bake at 350 for 45-60 minutes or until thermometer reaches 160.

Mix topping and spoon on top of meat loaf last 15 minutes of cooking.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is as close as I can get to my Mother's meat loaf recipe.

 

 

 

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