Party Pleasing Meatloaf

Carolyn Parke


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.

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min
1 Hr


11/2 c
cracker crumbs
1 lb
ground beef
1 lb
ground pork
6 oz
tomato paste
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


1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2In large bowl, combine 1 cup cracker crumbs, with pork, beef, eggs, tomato paste, onion, red pepper, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper.
3Put half of mixture in an 8X8 baking pan.
4In another bowl, combine cottage cheese, mushroom pieces, remaining cracker crumbs, parsley, and cheese. Spread over meat mixture in pan.
5Top 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