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Meat Loaf Recipe

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2 lbs ground beef 85% or 90% lean
1 med onion finely chopped
2 large eggs
3 garlic cloves minced
3 Tbsp ketchup
3 Tbsp fresh parsley finely chopped
3/4 cup Panko breadcrumbs
or Paxo stuffing mix
1/3 cup milk
1 tsp salt or to taste
1 tsp Italian seasoning
tsp ground black pepper
tsp ground paprika

Meatloaf Sauce Ingredients:
3/4 cup ketchup
1 tsp white vinegar
2 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp garlic powder

Line a 9x5 loaf pan with parchment paper and preheat oven to 375F.
In a large bowl, add all of the ingredients for the meatloaf. Mix well to combine.

Add meat to the loaf pan, gently press meat down and shape evenly and bake meatloaf at 375˚F for 40 minutes.
In a small bowl, mix all of the ingredients together for the sauce. Spread the sauce over meatloaf then return to oven and bake additional 15-20 minutes. Rest meatloaf 10 minutes before slicing.




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