The ‘great American meatloaf’ just got even greater. Want to start your new marriage with a bang? Then add this recipe to your mealtime repertoire.
Okay, okay, I know meatloaf is considered to be too ‘lowbrow’ for many delicate palates. But in your heart of hearts, you know you love it, even if you won’t admit it in polite company.
This blog maintains that every Northern California household needs a good, solid meatloaf recipe. Well, we’ve gone further. We created a recipe that isn’t just good, it is astonishing.
The great American meatloaf is the ultimate ‘comfort food’.
Here is the great American meatloaf recipe:
Ingredients make the difference!
√ 1/2 pound lean ground beef
√ 1/2 pound ground pork
√ 1/4 pound sausage
√ 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
√ 1/4 cup milk
√ 1 egg slightly beaten
√ 1 small onion finely chopped
√ 1/2 cup finely chopped red pepper
√ 1 small celery stalk finally chopped
√ 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
√ small pinch of red pepper flakes
√ 1/2 teaspoon salt
√ 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put on relaxing music. Then combine ingredients until just mixed. Don’t overwork it. Mold into a loaf of about 8 by 4 inches and place in a shallow pan. Bake for 1 hour. Allow to stand 5 minutes before slicing.
This may not be gourmet, but it sure is comfort food!
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But in the meantime, the great American meatloaf is a staple in great American marriages from coast to coast. Enjoy!