Maribeth’s Meatloaf!

Maribeth’s Marvelous Meatloaf

(This is my favorite meatloaf recipe. I know it looks complicated, but really, it is not! Best of all, the sandwiches the next day are fabulous!)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F


  1. 1 lb hamburger
  2. 1 lb ground pork
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1 tbs olive oil
  5. ½ onion finely diced
  6. ¼ cup finely diced green pepper
  7. ¼ cup finely diced red pepper.
  8. 2 tsp Cumin
  9. 2 tbs spicy mustard
  10. 3 sliced Italian bread
  11. water
  12. ½ cup dry Italian bread crumbs. (you may need slightly more)
  13. 3 slices of bacon
  • First, take the 3 slices of Italian bread and place them in a large bowl.
  • Add as much water as it takes to cover them.
  • Meanwhile, in saute-pan using 1 tbs olive oil, saute onions, and peppers until the onions are translucent. Set aside to cool.
  • In a separate bowl, beat egg, Cumin, and mustard until well mixed. Set aside.
  • Take Italian bread and squeeze out all the water and pour all the water out of the large mixing bowl.
  • Add ground beef and ground pork.
  • Add soggy bread that you have mashed up.
  • Add the egg mixture
  • Add cooled onion and pepper mixture.
  • Mix thoroughly with your hands. Add the dry bread crumbs and mix well.
  • You may need slightly more or less. Make sure the mixture is well mixed and evenly mixed.
  • Place in large loaf pan sprayed with PAM.
  • Place bacon over the top lengthwise. Tuck edges down the side of the meatloaf.
  • Place in a 375-degree oven and bake for 1 hour.
  • Turn heat up to 400 degrees and cook for 15 more minutes.
  • Remove from stove. Allow to rest for 5-10 minutes.
  • Carefully place on platter. Slice into potion size as needed.
  • Serve with a salad, mashed potatoes, and gravy.

Makes great sandwiches the next day!


One thought on “Maribeth’s Meatloaf!”

  1. That’s sounds rather good, especially the bacon on top. My partner’s meat loaf is very good but I don’t know what goes into it really.

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