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Meatloaf Recipe

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2 lbs. ground beef
4 -5 slices of white bread toasted and finely crumbled, to make 1 cup
3/4 cup whole milk
1 egg
4 - 5 canned plum tomatoes drained and diced or 3/4 cup diced canned tomatoes, drained
3 tbsp. finely chopped sweet onion
3 tbsp. finely chopped green pepper
3 tbsp. finely chopped celery
1/4 cup ketchup
2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper

1 cup ketchup
1/4 cup mustard
1/2 cup brown sugar

Preheat oven to 350. In a large mixing bowl, combine the toasted bread crumbs, the milk and the egg. Mix together with a fork and let stand 10 minutes. Add the meat, tomatoes, onion, green pepper, celery, 1/4 cup ketchup, salt and pepper. Mix together with your hands. Put into a 9 x 5 x 3" glass loaf pan pressing lightly. Shape it into a loaf. Pour the topping mixture over the whole top. Place the loaf into the preheated oven and bake 1 hour and 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 (check with an instant read thermometer). Let stand in juices until cool and firmer.




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