Community Recipe
from [KDawson]
Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 cup(s) onion finely chopped



1 cup of finely chopped onion

1 celery rib, chopped fine

1 Tbsp minced garlic

1 carrot, chopped fine

1/2 cup of finely chopped scallions (can substitute onion)

2 Tbsp unsalted butter

2 teaspoon salt (use 1 1/2 teaspoons if using Italian sausage)

1 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper

2 tsp Worcestershire sauce

2/3 cup ketchup

1 1/2 pounds of ground chuck

3/4 pound of spicy ground pork sausage or Italian sausage (a mix of sweet and hot if you are using links)

1 cup fresh bread crumbs

2 large eggs, beaten slightly

1/3 cup minced fresh parsley leaves


1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2 In a large heavy skillet cook the onion, celery, carrot, garlic, and scallions in butter, over medium heat, stirring, for about 5 minutes. Cover the skillet and stir occassionally until the carrots are tender, about 5 more minutes. Stir in salt and pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and 1/3 a cup of ketchup. Cook for 1 more minute.

3 In a large bowl, combine the meats, eggs, vegetables, bread crumbs, and parsley. Form into a loaf and put into a rectangular baking pan with 2-inch high sides. Cover the loaf with remaining ketchup.

4 Bake the meatloaf in the oven for 1 hour.

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