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Belinda Self, High Point, North Carolina
Recipe by Southern Living September 2004

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 10 to 12 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together ground beef and next 11 ingredients in a large bowl just until combined. Shape mixture into 2 (9- x 4-inch) loaves; place in an aluminum foil-lined broiler pan.

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  • Pour half of tomato sauce evenly over each loaf, and arrange 2 bacon slices over each loaf.

  • Bake at 350° for 1 hour. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

  • Mini Alabama Meat Loaves: Shape mixture into 12 (2- x 4-inch) loaves, and arrange on a rack in a foil-lined broiler pan. Bake 40 to 45 minutes.

  • To make ahead: Omit tomato sauce and bacon. Wrap unbaked meat loaf in plastic wrap and foil. Freeze up to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator overnight, unwrap, and proceed as directed.

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