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my grandmother's meatloaf

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Recipe by
Melissa Tsyitee
Las Cruces , NM

My mother-in-law prefers this recipe over her own

(1 rating)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients For my grandmother's meatloaf

  • 2 lb
    ground beef/sirloin
  • 16 oz
    tomato paste
  • 1-2 large can
    tomato juice
  • 1-2
    stacks saltine crackers crushed
  • 1 lg
    onion chopped
  • 1 lg
    bell pepper chopped
  • 2-3
  • 1-2 c
    instant oatmeal
  • 1 large bottle

How To Make my grandmother's meatloaf

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350. Combine ground beef, chopped onion, chopped bell pepper, eggs and tomato paste. Mix well with hand.
  • 2
    Add crushed crackers and oatmeal a little at a time. If too dry, add some tomato juice. Continue to mix.
  • 3
    Form into 1-2 loaves and place in a deep pan that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 4
    Squirt Ketchup fairly heavily over top and sides and spread evenly.
  • 5
    Pour remaining tomato juice around loaves. Carefully place pan in oven and bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 30 min.

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