Meatloaf with a Tomato-Sweet Pea Sauce ala Terwilliger

Meatloaf With A Tomato-sweet Pea Sauce Ala Terwilliger Recipe

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Bruce Terwilliger


This was my mother's recipe and has been used by family members for over 50 years.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
35 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 c
    yellow onions, chopped
  • 1 large
  • 1 c
    bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 1/16 tsp
    kosher salt, to taste
  • 1/16 tsp
    black pepper, ground, to taste
  • 16 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 14 1/2 oz
    green sweet peas, canned drained

How to Make Meatloaf with a Tomato-Sweet Pea Sauce ala Terwilliger


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a large bowl, add ground beef, onion, bread crumbs, egg, salt and pepper.
    Wet hands with water and mix ingredients in bowl to combine well.
  3. Turn meat mixture out of bowl into a baking pan and form into a loaf.
    Place in preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes.
    Pour Tomato Sauce over meat loaf and return to oven for 10 minutes.
    Pour drained peas over top of meat loaf.
    Return to oven for 5 minutes longer or until meat is cooked through.

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About Meatloaf with a Tomato-Sweet Pea Sauce ala Terwilliger

Course/Dish: Beef, Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #comfort, #food, #family

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