Saturday, August 28, 2010

Cuisine: Grandma’s Best Meat Loaf

Keep In Mind: You will need at least 3 hours to prepare this dish

You Will Need:
1/3 cup Chopped Onion
1/3 cup Chopped Sweet Red Pepper
1/3 cup Chopped Green Pepper
3 Tbsp. minced Fresh Parsley
3 minced Garlic Cloves
1 ¼ tsp. dried Sage
1 ¼ tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Pepper
2 lbs. Ground Beef
¾ cup Milk
2 Eggs, beaten
¼ cup Worcestershire Sauce
2/3 cup Bread Crumbs
4 Bacon Strips

For The Sauce, You Will Need:
¼ cup chopped Canned Tomatoes
¼ cup Ketchup
2 Tbsp. Brown Sugar
1 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Ground Mustard
½ tsp. Pepper

What To Do:
In a large bowl, combine the first 9 ingredients. Add beef and mix well. Combine milk, eggs, and Worcestershire sauce and mix this into the beef mixture. Add crumbs.Grease a large sheet of foil, and place bacon on the foil. Mold the meat mixture into a loaf and place over the bacon.

Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Open foil and drain the juices. Combine sauce ingredients and spoon over the loaf. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes or until no pink remains.