Party Pleasing Meatloaf

Carolyn Parke

By
@Homemadehappiness

This is one darn good meatloaf recipe that your guest will love. Serve it up with garlic mashed potatoes and brandied carrots. Your company will think they've died and went to heaven.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

11/2 c
cracker crumbs
1 lb
ground beef
1 lb
ground pork
6 oz
tomato paste
2
eggs, beaten
1 medium
sweet onion, chopped fine
1 medium
red bell pepper, chopped fine
1 1/2 c
cottage cheese, small curd
6-8 oz
mushrooms, fresh, chopped
1/4 tsp
oregano, dried
1 tsp
parsley flakes
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 c
mozzarella , shredded

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
In large bowl, combine 1 cup cracker crumbs, with pork, beef, eggs, tomato paste, onion, red pepper, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper.
3
Put half of mixture in an 8X8 baking pan.
4
In another bowl, combine cottage cheese, mushroom pieces, remaining cracker crumbs, parsley, and cheese. Spread over meat mixture in pan.
5
Top with the remaining meat mixture.
Note: You can mix 1/4 cup ketchup with 1 teaspoon Worchester, and 2 TBLs brown sugar together and top off meat loaf if you prefer a glaze.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pork, Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids